Tag: douglas street

New Road Layout Concerns

Given we have witnessed TWO near misses in as many days at this location and seeing so many people similarly comment on the page yesterday, we feel it is in the interest of public road safety to raise a concern about the new road layout at High Blantyre. The location is the roundabout (previously known […]

Douglas Street Traffic Lights

With roadworks now complete at Douglas Street, the new traffic lights at the junction next to the sliproad are now switched on. Please take care at this new road layout which includes pedestrian crossings, new islands and of particular change a new lane at Douglas Street turning left on to the eastbound sliproad. Additionally, the […]

Douglas Street Roadworks

After just over 2 months of daytime roadworks in High Blantyre, roadworks at Douglas Street are finally nearing completion. Since early April, Contractors have been adding a new turning lane to improve road safety. Work has also meant included electrical works to illuminated bollards and lighting. Pavements have been reconstructed, including the addition of tactile […]

Douglas Street Roadworks

Some disruption should be expected at High Blantyre’s Douglas Street as roadworks get underway for the next 9 weeks. Safety and reducing queuing times are very much on the agenda with the creation of a dedicated left hand lane, as pictured. Work by MacClay Civil Engineering Ltd also includes the widening of the road and […]

Roads Update: Douglas Street

Progress Report: Douglas Street Following our online survey on 19th July inviting you to comment on what Blantyre roads need attention and our subsequent written complaint on your behalf sent to the roads department, South Lanarkshire Council have now provided a detailed response. We’ll be featuring the full report here throughout the course of the […]