Tag: roads

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 […]

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 […]

Virgin Media Works

Be aware that Virgin Media will be working on Auchinraith Road, Blantyre this week. Setting up tomorrow, Saturday 26th November the utilities company plan on laying 29m of duct. There may be temporary disruption for traffic and pedestrians in the vicinity. Work is only expected to take 1 working day. For a full picture of […]

M74 Nighttime Road Closures

Drivers should avoid the M74 during nights next week, if possible as various closures will be in place on the #M74. Located at J6 Motherwell/Hamilton, from 28th Sept – 1st Oct, for major works to the carriageway. The Road will be closed both ways between 10pm and 6am. Traffic is expected to be heavy through […]

Surfacing Work Imminent

South Lanarkshire Council are about to commence surfacing the full carriageway of a further two Blantyre streets. Works commence on Monday 29th August 2022 at Selkirk Street and Jedburgh Street and is expected to take 5 working days. The parking bays are not included. Some localised disruption for residents is to be expected, which will […]

20mph Speed Limits

On 13th June 2022, South Lanarkshire Council through a new roads order, made it unlawful for any person to drive at a speed exceeding 20mph at various location around Lanarkshire. For Blantyre, the new 20mph zones are generally at and around schools including: Auchinraith Primary School, Calder Street in both directions from a point at […]