The M8 (Newhouse to Easterhouse) M73 (Maryville to Mollinsburn) M74 (Daldowie to Hamilton) A8 (Newhouse to Bargeddie) A725 (Shawhead to Whistleberry) A7071 (Bellshill) Trunk Roads (Temporary Prohibitions of Traffic and Overtaking and Temporary Speed Restrictions) Order 2018

The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have made the following Order temporarily prohibiting traffic, temporarily prohibiting overtaking and temporarily restricting the speed of vehicles on the lengths of road identified in this Notice.

The Order, which is required because works are being or are proposed to be executed on or near the lengths of road, will be in operation from 29 January 2018 until 31 March 2018, but the prohibitions and restrictions contained in the Order will only be operational when the appropriate traffic signs are displayed. No prohibition in the Order applies to vehicles being used in an emergency for fire brigade, ambulance, police or coastguard purposes or vehicles being used for carrying out the works. No speed restriction imposed by the Order applies to vehicles being used in the service of the Special Forces or vehicles being used in an emergency for coastguard purposes.

Where the closure of a carriageway on a dual carriageway road is involved the alternative route for traffic in relation to the lengths of road affected by the Order will be signposted. Detailed descriptions of the alternative routes and the works being carried out can also be obtained at the following offices:

Scottish Roads Partnership, Hermiston House, Unit B, M8 Central Business Park, Greenside Road, Newhouse, Motherwell, ML1 5FL, Telephone 0800 042 0188

For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit

G Reid
A Member of the Staff of the Scottish Ministers
Transport Scotland
Buchanan House
58 Port Dundas Road
Glasgow G4 0HF

Start date 29 Jan 2018 End date 31 Mar 2018 Status Region Projects