Category: infrastucture

Garrion Bridge Repairs Complete

Work to repair damage at Garrion Bridge has been completed much quicker than planned. The sections of road that were closed to complete the work have now reopened. Sandstone blocks which had fallen into the River Clyde were able to be retrieved and reused, which enabled both damaged sections of the bridge to be repaired […]

Garrion Bridge Roadworks

Drivers passing through the Garrion Bridge area of the Clydeside should be prepared for significant delays throughout most of February. The nature of the works means the old section of the bridge will need to be closed for approximately three weeks, with three-way temporary traffic signals installed. The works will take place from Monday 30 […]

Roadworks – Hillhouse Road

Queues are to be expected on Hillhouse Road this week as Scottish Power undertake roadworks. Work is expected to last until 28th January with temporary traffic lights set up around the junctions of Fleming Way and Kelvin Gardens. Queues are forming for drivers at busier times of the day either side of the lights, for […]


New Year, New complaints about the roads! This time it’s potholes. The cold, icy snap in December has left various huge potholes on Blantyre’s roads. Notably one at the bottom of Victoria Street near the care home and another MASSIVE one at Sydes Brae near the Crematorium. Both these have potential to cause real damage […]

Roadworks are away!

The Scottish Water Roadworks and temporary 4 way traffic lights are finally away at Main Street, High Blantyre. The lights had been causing large tailbacks in all directions this week as a particularly difficult burst water main was repaired. However, the road is now open again. On another note, the roadworks are also away on […]