Five overnight closures of A8 eastbound and westbound carriageways between Eurocentral Junction and Bargeddie Roundabout (A89 Coatbridge Road)

The A8 eastbound and westbound carriageways between Eurocentral Junction and Bargeddie Roundabout (A89 Coatbridge Road) will be closed overnight for five nights, commencing Monday 21 November 2022, for essential traffic loop detector installation works. The closures have been scheduled overnight to minimise disruption to traffic and are required to ensure road user and road worker safety.

The works will be undertaken in three phases as follows:

Phase one

The A8 westbound carriageway between Eurocentral Junction and Shawhead Junction will be closed for one night, from 8pm on the day below to 6am the following day:

  • Monday 21 November 2022 (one night)

As a result, the following slip road will also be closed:

  • A8 westbound Shawhead Junction off slip road

Phase two

The A8 westbound carriageway between Shawhead Junction and Bargeddie roundabout (A89 Coatbridge Road) will be closed for three nights, from 8pm on the days below to 6am the following days:

  • Tuesday 22 November, Wednesday 23 November and Thursday 24 November 2022 (three nights)

As a result, the following slip roads will also be closed:

  • A8 westbound Shawhead Junction on slip road
  • A8 westbound Bargeddie Junction (Showcase) off slip road
  • A8 westbound Bargeddie Junction (Showcase) on slip road

Phase three

The A8 eastbound carriageway between Bargeddie roundabout (A89 Coatbridge Road) and Bargeddie Junction (Showcase) will be closed for one night, from 8pm on the day below to 6am the following day:

  • Friday 25 November 2022 (one night) 

As a result, the following slip road will also be closed:

  • A8 eastbound Bargeddie Junction (Showcase) off slip road

These closures are required to ensure road user and road worker safety whilst essential traffic loop detector installation works are undertaken. Works have been scheduled overnight to minimise disruption to road users. The respective roads will reopen by 6am the following day.

Signed diversion routes will be in place during the closures.

Only one carriageway of the A8 eastbound or westbound, will be closed at a time for these works.  

The works will be carried out by Scottish Roads Partnership on behalf of Transport Scotland to maintain the integrity and safety of this route. The works have been planned in consultation with Transport Scotland, Traffic Scotland, North Lanarkshire Council and Police Scotland.

Please note, all works are weather dependent and may be cancelled or rescheduled if weather conditions are not favourable.

If you have any enquiries regarding these works, please contact us on 0800 042 0188 or info@scotroadspartnership.co.uk.


Start date 21 Nov 2022 End date 26 Nov 2022 Projects Mode of transport