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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


Loanend Road closed between Bardykes Road and junction with Flemington Road from 9.30am Monday 23 October to 6pm Friday 27 October for installation of a fire hydrant. Alternative route via A724 Glasgow Road and A724 Hamilton Road.

Blantyre Farm Road closed between Kylepark Drive, Uddingston and Calder Road, Blantyre from 10pm on Friday 20 November to 6am on Saturday 21 October for bridge inspection by AMEY on behalf of Network Rail. Diversion via Blantyre Farm Road, Glasgow Road, Burnbank Road, Almada Street, Bothwell Road, Hamilton Road, Main Street, Uddingston Road - Bothwell Road, Main Street, Glasgow Road and Blantyre Farm Road.


Fallside Road is closed between Olifard Avenue and access to St Bride's Church, Fallside Road, from 9.30am Monday 23 October to 6pm Friday 27 October for carriageway drainage repairs. Alternative route is B756 Bellshill Road, B7071 Main Street, B7071 Bothwell Road, B7071 Uddingston Road, Fallside Road.


B759 Greenlees Road closed between A749 Glasgow Road and East Greenlees Road from 7am on Monday 20 November- Wednesday 29 November to allow power supply installation to new Persimmon Homes residential development. Diversion via A724 Main Street, A724 Glasgow Road, A724 Cambuslang Road, Hamilton Road, B768, Main Street Rutherglen, A730 Mill Street, A730 Fernhill Road, A730 Cathkin Relief Road, A730 Cathkin Bypass, A749 Glasgow Road, Western Road and B759 Greenlees Road.

Carstairs Junction

Lampits Road closed between Balmoral Crescent (West End) and Pettinain Road from 10pm Thursday 16 November to 6am Friday 17 November to allow Network Rail to inspect the rail bridge. Alternative route via Carnwath Road, Strawfrank Road, Carstairs Road and A70.


Crabtree Street closed from 8am on Monday 9 October for up to four weeks. Alternative route via Main Street, Pathhead and Blue Tower.

Douglas Water

Ponfeigh Bailey Bridge on Ponfeigh Road closed from Thursday 19 April 2016 for up to 18 months - emergency closure due to major defects. After further inspection it now requires major repairs or possible replacement.

Tower Road is closed between Cairnhouses and Broken Cross Opencast from 10pm Thursday 2 November to 6am Friday 3 November to install a communications mast. Alternative route via B7078, Wolfcrooks Road and Tower Road.

East Kilbride

B764 Eaglesham Road closed between Jackton Road and Ocein Drive, Jackton from 8am on Monday 6 November to 11pm on Sunday 10 December for resurfacing work. Alternative routes:

  • Main alternative route - Redwood Drive, A726 (Glasgow Southern Orbital - GSO), B767 Glasgow Road, Gilmour Street and Cheapside Street
  • GSO restricted route - Greenhills Road, A726 (Strathaven Road), Glasgow Road, Barn Street, Green Street, Townhead Street, A71, A719, A77 and B764

High Common Road closed between Blacklaw Drive and Kelvin Road from 7am on Saturday 14 October to 11pm on Friday 20 October for resurfacing. Diversion via A726 Strathaven Road, A725 Kingsway, Calderwood Road and St Leonards Road.

Auldhouse Road is closed between the roundabout with Shields Road/Lindsayfield Avenue and 30 metres south of Benthall Farm access until Sunday 5 November 2017 to allow works associated with the new Taylor Wimpey housing development. Alternative route is via Auldhouse Road, Greenhills Road, A726 Strathaven Road, Thorn Highway, Millwell Road, Cleughearn Road, Auldhouse Road and vice versa.

Moss Road is closed its full length until Sunday 5 November to allow works associated with the new Taylor Wimpey housing development. There is no alternative route.

Kittochside Road is closed between Glen Road and No. 23 from Monday 30 October to Friday 3 November for resurfacing. Alternative route is Waterside Road, Waterbank Road, Westerfield Road, East Kilbride Road, Queensway, West Mains Road, East Mains Road, Markethill Road and Cairnmuir Highway.

Bosfield Road closed between Orefield Place and Tummel Green from 7.30am Thursday 19 October to 7pm Monday 23 October for Scottish Water works. Alternative route via Shiel Avenue, Old Coach Road and Markethill Road.


A72 Carlisle Road closed from No96 Carlisle Road to Smithycroft from 6am on Saturday 14 October to 11pm on Friday 27 October for resurfacing. Diversion via A72 Carlisle Road, A723 Strathaven Road, A71, B7078 Carlisle Road, A72 Carlisle Road - local access will be maintained.


Waterhead, Peelhill and Linbank Highway closed between Westlinbank House and Northalls Farm from 8am to 4pm on Wednesday 15 November. Alternative route via B745 Highway and B742 Muirkirk Road and vice versa.


Carscallan Road closed between Strathaven Road and Limekilnburn Road for resurfacing (alternative route via Strathaven Road and Limekilnburn Road - local access maintained):

  • 6am on Saturday 11 to 11pm on Sunday 12 November
  • 6am on Saturday 18 to 11pm on Sunday 19 November
  • 6am on Saturday 25 to 11pm on Sunday 26 November
  • 6am on Saturday 2 to 11pm on Sunday 3 December

Newfield Crescent closed from House No61 to Burnbank Road from 19-26 October for gas pipe replacement works. Diversion signed.

Quarry Street and Castle Street closed for the Christmas Lights Switch On from 1-9pm on Saturday 25 November.

Meikle Earnock Road is closed from Monday 16 October to Sunday 12 November for sewer connection works for new housing development. Diversion via Meikle Earnock Road, Neilsland Road, Sherry Drive and Stewart Avenue - please note closure running concurrently with closure Meikle Earnock Road (see below).

Meikle Earnock Road is closed between Stewart Avenue and Broomeknowe Farm road end from Monday 25 September to Friday 22 June 2018. 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.


B7018 Dillarburn is closed from its junction with A72 to B7078 from 7am Monday 23 October for 14 days for kerbing and carriageway resurfacing.  Alternative route is via B7078, B7086 and A72 and vice versa.

C10 Kirkfieldbank is closed from its junction with Byreton Road to its junction with C11 Wellshields from 7.30am Monday 6 November for up to 5 days for carriageway resurfacing.  Diversion route signed.


Hyndford Place closed from 11am to 12 noon on Sunday 12 November for a Remembrance Day Parade. Alternative route signed.

Lanark Christmas fair road closures Saturday 18 November:

  • High Street closed between Bannatyne Street and Wellgate.
  • Bloomgate closed eastbound from Hope Street to High Street.

Diversion via Gallowhill Road, Hall Place, St Leonards Street, Kenilworth Road and Woodstock Road.


John Street is closed between Church Street and Covenant Crescent on Sunday 5 November for carriageway repairs. Alternative route is via Machan Road, Keir Hardie Road and Harleeshill Road.

King Street is closed from 10am to 10pm on Friday 10 November for the Christmas light switch on event. Alternative route is via Raploch Street or McNeil Street and Caledonian Road.

King Street and part of Caledonian Road is closed from 10am to 11.30pm on Friday 1 December for the Christmas Fayre event. Alternative route via Raploch Street or McNeil Street and Caledonian Road.


Lawhill Road will be closed between Station Road and Quarry Road from Monday 16 October for five days for carriageway resurfacing.


Abbeygreen is closed between Turfholm Bridge and New Trows Road junction 9.30am to 1pm on Saturday 25 November for the Doors Open event. Alternative route north from New Trows Road to B7078 southbound, turn right onto Balgray Road and right onto Abbeygreen and vice versa.

New Lanark

New Lanark Road closed from 6-10pm on both Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October for the Shining Lives event - there is no alternative route.


A749 Farmeloan Road is closed both sides between Victoria Street and King Street from 8am Monday 23 October to 4pm Friday 27 October to allow Scottish Water to repair the fresh water mains. 

Viewpark Drive is closed between Victoria Road and A749 Stonelaw Road from 7am Monday 6 November to 11.59pm 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.

Baronald Street is closed between A749 Farmeloan Road and Barnflat Street from 7am Saturday 11 November to 11.59pm Monday 13 November for Scottish Water repairs. Alternative route via A724 Cambuslang Road, Avenue Street and Barnflat Street.

A749 Farmeloan Road closed between B768 Main Street and Victoria Street from 7am Saturday 18 November to 11.59pm Sunday 19 November for Scottish Water repairs. Alternative route via A724 Cambuslang Road, B768 Main Street, King Street and Green Street.


Due to subsidence at Craig Bridge, B7086 Lesmahagow Road between Newton Highway and Struther Highway closed from 9.30am on Thursday 12 October until Tuesday 31 October for emergency repairs to road surface and bridge deck. Diversion B7086 Lesmahagow Road, B7086 to Blackwood, B7078 to Canderside Toll, A71 via Stonehouse to Strathaven and back onto B7086 Lesmahagow Road.


Lockhart Place is closed between Camnethan Street and Lockhart Street from Monday 9 October to Friday 3 November. The closure is required to allow gas mains replacement works to be undertaken. Alternative route via Camnethan Street, Angle Street, The Cross, New Street and Lockhart Street.

B7078 Carlisle Road is closed between Canderside Toll and Candermill Road on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October for carriageway repairs. Local diversion is via B7078 Carlisle Road - Carlisle Road, Thornton Road, Strathaven Road, Blackwood - B7086 Strathaven to Kirkmuirhill - Lesmahagow Road, Todshill Street, A71 Stonehouse Road, Strathaven - A71 Strathaven Road, A71 Stonehouse By Pass, A71 Ayr Road, Stonehouse.

King Street is closed from 4pm to 7pm on Sunday 3 December for the Christmas light switch on event.  Alternative route is via Queen Street.


Kype View and Lesmahagow Road (service road) closed from Monday 23 to Friday 27 October for essential road maintenance. Diversion signed.


Old Glasgow Road closed between Kylepark Drive, Uddingston and its junction with the access to Uddingston Grammar School from 10pm on Saturday 21 to 6am on Sunday 22 October for bridge inspection by AMEY on behalf of Network Rail. Diversion via Kylepark Drive, Blantyre Farm Road, Glasgow Road, Main Street, Bellshill Road, Old Glasgow Road.

Bellshill Road closed between Wilkie Road and its junction with Springfield Crescent for maintenance - work scheduled from 9.30am - 3.30pm on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 October and Wednesday 1 November. Diversion via Wilkie Road, Hornal Road, B7071 Bothwell Road, B7071 Main Street and B756 Bellshill Road.

Bellshill Road is closed between Old Mill Road and Main Street from 10am to 5pm on Sunday 3 December for Uddingston Pride Christmas Open Day. Alternative route is Wilkie Road, Hornal Road and Bothwell Road.


A73 Castledykes closed between B7055 to Bridgend Road from Monday 23 October for up to five days for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative route via B7078 and A70 and vice versa.

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