Tag: m74

M74 Bridge Refurbishment

Drivers beware! Essential bridge refurbishment works will take place on the #M74 at Junction 6 From 30th July until 8th October. There will be continuous 24/7 traffic management on the southbound carriageway in three phases. This scheme will benefit around 65,000 vehicles using this route each day, by improving the condition of the structure and reducing the need for more […]

Fatal Road Crash, Bothwell

Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road crash on the M74 southbound at Bothwell Services on Monday, 21 December, 2020. Around 6.35pm police were called to a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian and a number of vehicles. Emergency services attended and a 24-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene It […]

M74 Sliproad Closure

The Sliproad on to the northbound M74 (as if heading to Glasgow) will be closed overnight tomorrow, Friday 30th August 2019. The sliproad will be completely closed between 8pm on Friday evening through to 6am on Saturday 31st August 2019 for essential surfacing repairs. Diversions will be in place.

M74 Roadworks Ongoing

Motorists are reminded that roadworks are still ongoing on the M74 near junction 5, Hamilton. Essential bridge works are taking place until 26th July. Transport Scotland has issued the following advice for motorists: • Road users are advised to avoid the area or use alternative mode of transport • Significant delays expected on the M74 […]

Exclusive: Speed & Safety Cameras on M74

As traffic improvement work continues at Raith Interchange, the scheme sees an important landmark, with the proposed tunnel underpass under the M74 now started. This will eventually link the EK Expressway A725 with the Bellshill Road, without having to stop at lights. Such heavy construction work requires vigilance from drivers, especially those observing as they […]

M74 re-opens after tanker fire

Earlier today, an oil tanker caught fire on the M74 motorway causing huge disruption and the closure of the major road in both directions near Lesmahagow The fire which occurred before midday was brought under control, enough for diversions to be created with vehicles being allowed to travel on the opposite direction, in the hard […]