Tag: roads

A723 Road Closure

Hamilton, Blantyre, East Kilbride and Strathaven residents are being warned of a five-month road closure as essential work for a nearby housing development kicks off. A part of the A723 Strathaven Road will close from tomorrow Monday 30th October to allow developers to make progress on Hamilton’s Community Growth Area. The work will be done […]

EK Expressway Clear

Drivers going to work or coming home via the A725 East Kilbride Expressway today may have got there a little quicker than in recent days. The Roadworks near Whistleberry Road have been lifted , fully removing the closed inner lane! This necessary work had been causing misery for drivers both night and day, especially during […]

M74 Overnight Closures

Some significant disruption is likely on the M74 this month with scheduled 13 Overnight closures of M74 northbound carriageway between Junction 6 Hamilton/Motherwell & Junction 5 Raith, including 3 daytime closures of Hamilton Motorway Services off & on slip roads. Road users are advised that the M74 northbound carriageway between Junction 6 Hamilton & Motherwell […]

Break Down now Cleared

Well done to the AA, Police and First Bus for quickly clearing a broken down vehicle on Stonefield Road. The vehicle stopped and blocked the road at Stonefield Road, (near the junction of Glasgow Road) which combined with the nearby lights caused some tailbacks. However, this wasn’t deliberate. The man’s handbrake was unfortunately locked in […]

Anti Skid Surfacing

A few people have been asking why there’s patches of yellow surfacing on various Blantyre streets. Readers subscribing to our supporters group will know this already having posted about it a few weeks ago, but we’ll put the information on the free page here too. Essentially, this is to make drivers aware that there’s a […]

Clarity on Major Roads Scheme

MSPs have once again called upon the chief executive of South Lanarkshire Council for an update on the £62.2 million Stewartfield Way upgrade proposals. The major roads scheme in East Kilbride intended to extend the East Kilbride Expressway, with a new flyover linking Stewartfield and avoiding the busy few roundabouts currently in this location at at Kingsgate. […]

Rest and Be Thankful

A mile-long tunnel is to be built to protect vehicles from landslips on one of Scotland’s most famous tourist roads.  The A83 Rest and be Thankful in Argyll has regularly been closed by falling rocks and debris in recent years, leaving motorists facing long detours.  Transport Scotland has now unveiled plans for an open-sided shelter […]