M74 northbound reduced to one lane for three nights between Junctions 5 & 6

The M74 northbound between Junction 6 Hamilton/ Motherwell and Junction 5 Raith will be reduced to one lane overnight from 8pm until 6am on the following dates:

  • Monday 15 October
  • Tuesday 16 October
  • Wednesday 17 October

As a result, the following slip roads will be closed for three nights:

  • M74 northbound Junction 6 Hamilton on-slip
  • M74 northbound Junction 6 Motherwell on-slip
  • M74 northbound Hamilton Services on-slip (exit)

Signed diversion routes will be in place as follows:

M74 northbound Junction 6 Hamilton & Motherwell on-slip closures:

  • Via M74 southbound Junction 6 Hamilton or Motherwell on-slip
  • exit M74 Junction 7 Larkhall off-slip
  • A72 Lanark Road, M74 northbound Junction 7 Larkhall on-slip
  • continue M74 northbound.

From Hamilton Services (M74 northbound Junction 6 Hamilton On-slip only)

  • Via Hamilton Services rear exit/entrance
  • Mausoleum Drive
  • Mote Hill
  • Palace Grounds Road
  • Motherwell Road (A723)
  • M74 southbound Junction 6 Hamilton on-slip
  • exit M74 Junction 7 Larkhall off-slip
  • A72 Lanark Road
  • M74 northbound Junction 7 Larkhall on-slip
  • continue M74 northbound.

This traffic management is required to allow routine maintenance for carriageway surfacing repairs.

Road users are advised to plan their journey and allow additional time if using this route.

To find out more, visit the Traffic Scotland website www.trafficscotland.org.


Start date 15 Oct 2018 End date 18 Oct 2018 Projects