Four overnight closures of A8 westbound carriageway between Shawhead Junction and Bargeddie Roundabout

The A8 westbound carriageway will be closed for four nights from Thursday 4 August 2022, for essential carriageway resurfacing works.

The A8 westbound carriageway between Shawhead Junction and Bargeddie Roundabout (A89) will be closed overnight from 8pm on the days below until 6am the following day:

  • Thursday 4 August 2022
  • Friday 5 August 2022
  • Monday 8 August 2022
  • Tuesday 09 August 2022

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

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

The closures have been scheduled overnight to minimise disruption to traffic.

Signed diversion routes will be in place and the road will reopen at 6am each morning.

This traffic management is required to ensure road user and road worker safety whilst essential road surfacing works are undertaken. 

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

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

For live traffic updates, please visit the Traffic Scotland website.

If you have any enquiries regarding these works, please contact us on 0800 042 0188 or

Start date 4 Aug 2022 End date 10 Aug 2022