Click to listen

Power supply

problems in the Blantyre area are affecting some of our phone lines today

Road works

Road closures

Follow us on Twitter @SLCRoads for notifications of our road closures and all emergency closures. For more information contact your local Roads Office.

Current and upcoming closures


Meadowhead Highway closed between Meadowhead Farm access and Cladence Highway from Friday 13 April 2018 to Monday 12 October 2020 for road safety reasons. Diversion via Cladence Highway, Millwell Road and Ardochrig Road.


North Back Road is closed between the B7016 Kirkstyle and High Street near Broughton Road from 8am Monday 2 April and 11.59pm Sunday 13 May for Scottish Power cable installation works. Alternative route westbound is via A702, B7016 and vice versa. The works will be undertaken in two phases as follows:

  • Phase 1 - between B7016 Kirkstyle and Northcrofts Road
  • Phase 2 - between Northcrofts Road and High Street near Broughton Road


B758 Blantyre Farm Road is closed between A724 Glasgow Road and Morven Avenue, Blantyre from 9.30am Tuesday 20 March to 11.59pm Wednesday 21 March to reinstate the carriageway surface.  Alternative route via B758 Blantyre Farm Road, A74 Glasgow Road, A74 Hamilton Road, A74 London Road, Carmyle Avenue, Clydeford Street, A724 Hamilton Road and A724 Glasgow Road.


C9 Lesmahagow Road closed between Strathaven Road and Boghead Village from Monday 12 March to Friday 6 April for Scottish Power cable installation. Alternative route via B7086, Thornton Road, B7078 Carlisle Road Kirkmuirhill, Junction 12 Wellburn Lesmahagow, Teiglum Road and Strathaven Road Lesmahagow.

B7086 Strathaven Road closed between Boghead and C116 Boag Road from 7am Saturday 24 March to 11.59pm Sunday 25 March to allow Scottish Power cable installation. Alternative route via B7086, A71 and B7078.


Westburn Drive is closed between the A763 Clydeford Road and the roundabout on Westburn Drive at the entrance to Cambuslang Golf Club from 7am Sunday 1 April to 11.59pm on Monday 9 April for Scottish Water sewer improvements. Alternative route is via A763 Bridge Street, A724 Main Street, Clydeford Road, A724 Hamilton Road, Westburn Road and Westburn Drive.

Clydeford Road is closed to Northbound traffic between Mansion Street and the roundabout at Westburn Drive/Bridge Street from 7am Tuesday 10 April to 11.59pm Tuesday 1 May for Scottish Water sewer improvements. Alternative route is via A763 Bridge Street, A724 Main Street, A724 Hamilton Road, Westburn Road and Westburn Drive.

Trinity Drive closed from 7am Monday 2 April to 11.59pm Monday 16 April for Scottish Water and Scottish Gas connections to the new residential development on Gilbertfield Road. Alternative route via Cairns Road, Hollybank Place and Woodland Crescent.


A706 Lanark to Forth Road is closed between Hagholm Road and Cleghorndykes Road from 9.30am to 3pm on Wednesday 21 March for a bridge inspection. Alternative route via A706, A721, A70, A743 and A706. Diversion route will be signed.

A706 Cleghorn Level Road crossing is closed between Hagholm Road and Cleghorndykes Road fromm 9pm Friday 30 March to 12 noon on Sunday 15 April for works by Network Rail.  Alternative diversion routes will be signed via the A706, A721 and the A70.

Douglas Water

Ponfeigh Bailey Bridge on Ponfeigh Road “Prohibition of Entry” Order (implemented on 9 October 2017). The existing bridge is beyond repair - we are currently reviewing available options to allow the road to be reopened.

East Kilbride

Newhousemill Road is closed between Calderside Road, Hamilton and Lismore, East Kilbride from 7pm Monday 5 March to 11pm Friday 6 April for emergency repairs to bridge. Alternative route via A726 Strathaven Road, A725 Kingsway, A725 East Kilbride Expressway, B7012 Hamilton Road (Blantyre), Douglas Street, Sydes Brae.

Cairmuir Road is closed between A749 Glasgow Road and Rolls Royce test beds from Monday 19 March to Friday 23 March for carriageway resurfacing.  Alternative route via Markethill Road, Law Place and A749 Glasgow Road.

A726 Strathaven Road closed between A726 Eastbound off-slip and High Common Road from 1am Wednesday 21 March to 4pm Friday 23 March for application of high friction surfacing. Alternative route via A726 Strathaven Road (Torrance Roundabout) and Stroud Road.

Blacklaw Drive closed between Glen Affric and Glen Urquhart from Saturday 17 March to 7pm Wednesday 21 March for repairs to Scottish Water sewer. Alternative roue via High Common Road, Blacklaw Drive and vice versa.

Alison Lea is closed between Calderwood Road and Tannahill Drive from 7am Saturday 24 March to 7pm Wednesday 28 March for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative route is Calderwood Road, Maxwellton Road, Buchandyke Road, Morrishall Road, Tannahill Drive.


The works at Muttonhole and Newhousemill Road which were delayed due to the extreme weather have been rescheduled as below:

  • Muttonhole Road closed on Monday 19 March
  • Newhousemill Road closed from Sydes Brae towards Hamilton on Tuesday 20 March and Wednesday 21 March
  • Earnock Road closed on Saturday 24 March
  • Newhousemill Road closed from Sydes Brae to Muttonhole Road on Sunday 25 March

Union Street is closed between Peacock Cross and Auchingramont Road Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 March for carriageway patching. Alternative route via Union Street, Brandon Street, Leechlee Road, Cadzow Street, Muir Street and Almada Street. Local access will be permitted to residents within the closure when possible during the works.

Meikle Earnock Road is closed between Stewart Avenue and Broomeknowe Farm road end until Friday 22 June. Alternative route is Meikle Earnock Road, Annsfield Place, A723 Strathaven Road and Muttonhole Road, Hamilton. The closure is required by Stewart Milne Homes to reconstruct/widen the existing road in preparation for the new housing development.

Avon Mill access closed between Barncluith Avenue and Avon Bridge Lodge from 9.30am Monday 26 March to 5pm Tuesday 27 March for bridge inspection. Alternative route will be via provate access road leading to Carlisle Road.

Postponed due to adverse weather - Victoria Street resurfacing Monday 5 - Friday 9 March will now be rescheduled.


B7086 Lanark Road closed between A72 Lanark Road (Hazelbank) and Hawhill from 9.30am to 3pm on Monday 19 March for bridge inspection. Alternative route: Travelling South on A72 Lanark Road, contuinue onto B7018 Lesmahagow Road, right onto Lesmahagow Road to B7078, right onto B7078 northbound then reight onto B7086 Lanark Road to Auchenheath and vice versa.


A72 Lanark Road closed from 7pm Thursday 22 March to 5am Friday 23 March for carriageway resurfacing and lining works. Alternative route via A71 Ayr Road, B7019 Burnhead Road, Burnside Place, Drygate Street, Hamilton Street, Hamilton Road and Carlisle Road.


Newton Station Road is closed between Westburn Road and Village Road from 8am to 4.30pm on Sunday 8 April for repairs to a collapsed manhole. Alternative route via Westburn Road, A724 Hamilton Road, Hallside Boulevard and Village Road.


Viewpark Drive is closed between Victoria Road and A749 Stonelaw Road until Friday 15 June 2018 to allow Scottish Water to install a new sewer. Alternative route is via Victoria Road Road, Rodger Drive and A749 Stonelaw Road.

King Street is closed between Queen Street and Greenbank Street from 7am to 11.59pm on Sunday 25 March for BT works. Alternative route via King Street, Greenbank Road, High Street and Queen Street.

Downiebrae Road is closed between Baronald Street and A749 Dalmarnock Road from 8am to 11.59pm on Friday 30 March for Scottish Power works.  Alternative route via A749 Dalmarnock Road, A724 Cambuslang Road, Duchess Road and Downiebrae Road.

Gilmour Crescent closed from 7am Friday 23 March to 11.59pm Tuesday 27 March for carriageway surfacing works.

Rowantree Avenue closed from 7am Monday 26 March to 11.59pm Wednesday 28 March for carriageway surfacing works.

St Stephens Crescent closed from 7am Friday 23 March to 11.59pm Tuesday 27 March for carriageway surfacing works.


Sidehead Road is closed between Beechwood Drive and Sidehead Holdings nos 9-14 from 6am on Monday 16 April to 6pm on Friday 11 May for Scottish Water works.  Alternative route via Udston Road, Udston Mill Road, Strathaven Road and Newfield Road.


B743 Muirkirk Road is closed between Newton Highway and C133 WPL Highway from Monday 26 March to Friday 30 March for Brown's Bridge parapet works associated with Kype Muir Wind Farm. Alternative route is B743 Muirkirk Road, A70 Muirkirk Road, B743, B7037, A719, A71 Darvel Road, B743 Muirkirk Road and vice versa. 

C122 Strathaven to Glassford Road is closed between Berebriggs Road and Hills Road from Monday 7 May and Tuesday 8 May for road surfacing works associated with East Overton Housing Development. Alternative route via C122 Strathaven to Glassford Road, Millar Street, Alston Street, Jackson Street, Station Road, Bents and Station Highway, A723 Strathaven to Hamilton Road, A723 Hamilton Road, Glassford Road and vice versa.

Related content

  1. Road works
  2. Road closures