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Current and upcoming closures


B758 Blantyre Farm Road is closed between Calder Road and its junction with Calderglen Avenue from 9.30am Monday 21 August to 6pm Wednesday 23 August to facilitate drainage works and carriageway repairs.

Winton Crescent closed between Selkirk Street and Roxburgh Place from 9.30am on Monday 18 - Friday 22 September for road works. Diversion via Burnbrae Road, Stonefield Road and Kinnoull Place.


Croftbank Avenue is closed between No. 8 and No. 10 on Saturday 8 October for carriageway resurfacing. Local diversion is Croftbank Avenue loop section.


A724 Hamilton Road (eastbound) closed from its junction with Clydeford Road to its junction with Westburn Road from 7am to 6pm on Sunday 27 August for Scottish Water repairs. Alternative route via: Clydeford Road, Westburn Drive and Westburn Road.


A70, Main Street, closed between its junctions with B7016 and A721 from 7am on Friday 1 to Thursday 21 September for carriageway reconstruction. Diversion via A721, A702, A73 and A70.

Carstairs Junction

Lampits Road closed from its junction with Balmoral Crescent (West End) and its junction with Pettinain Road from 10pm Saturday 26 August to 6am Sunday 27 August to allow Network Rail to undertake inspection of rail bridge. Access to State Hospital maintained from A70 West End.


B740 is closed from B7078 junction to A76 Sanquar carriageway between Crawfordjohn and Dumfries and Galloway boundary from 7.30am Monday 4 September for up to 10 days to allow drainage, kerbing and surfacing works. Alternative route will be via the B7078, A702, B797 (Abington to Mennock), A76 and B740 and vice versa with diversion signing in place.


A70 Millbank Roundabout to Muirkirk Carriageway is closed between Douglas and Glespin from 7am Monday 28 August to 23.59pm Saturday 2 September for carriageway surfacing.  Alternative route is via B7078, A71, B743 and A70 and vice versa.

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.

East Kilbride

Clamps Wood, Clamps Grove, Nelson Terrace closed between Mount Cameron Drive South and termination at turning areas from 7.30am on Monday 4 to 11pm on Friday 8 September for resurfacing work. There is no alternative route.

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.

Kirktonholme Road is closed between Kirktonholme Crescent and Blacklands Road from 8am to 5pm on Sunday 27 August for repairs to a manhole. Alternative route is via Strathfillan Road/West Mains Road, Blacklands Road/Falkland Drive/Dryburgh Hill. Buses will divert through West Mains Road.

Rothesay Street is closed between Churchill Avenue and Centre West Car Park from 5pm to 0.30am Monday 21 August to Saturday 2 September - with the exception of Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 August. Traffic will be diverted via Cornwall Street and Churchill Avenue.


Calder View closed from 6am on Monday 4 September to 11pm on Friday 8 September for resurfacing work.

Muir Street (lane restriction westbound only) is closed between Lower Auchingramont Road to Montrose Crescent from Friday 18 August to Friday 8 September. Closure to allow Scottish Gas Networks to carry out essential replacement works in the area.  Alternative route via Lower Auchingramont Road and Muir Street.

Chantinghall Road is closed between Mill Road and Birchfield Road from 6am Monday 28 August to 11pm Friday 1 September for carriageway resurfacing works. Diversion route is Wellhall Road, Neilsland Road, Meikle Earnock Road, Annsfield Road, Strathaven Road and Mill Road.

Chantinghall Road is closed between Mill Road and Birchfield Road from 6am Monday 28 August to 11pm Friday 1 September for carriageway resurfacing works. Diversion route is Wellhall Road, Neilsland Road, Meikle Earnock Road, Annsfield Road, Strathaven Road and Mill Road.

Hillhouse Civic Centre car park is closed between Clarkwell Road and St Ninian's Road from 8am to 4pm on Saturday 26 August for Hillhouse Community Fun Day. 

Fleming Way closed between Townhill Road and Fintry Terrace from Monday 4 September to Thursday 7 September. Alternative route via Brankholm Brae and Hillhouse Road. Local access will be permitted to residents within the closure, when possible, during the works.


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.


C14 at Deadwaters closed between its junction with B7086 and its junction with Nether Kypeside from 7.30am Monday 11 September for up to 5 days for essential carriageway surfacing works. Diversion route will be signed.


Limekilnburn Road closed between Silverbirch Grove and Quarter Bowling Club on Sunday 10 September for carriageway repairs. Alternative route via Carscallan Road and A723 Strathaven Road.


Penman Avenue closed between Westmuir Place and Toryglen Road from 7am on Monday 18 - Friday 29 September for Scottish Power installation work. Diversion signed.

King Street closed between Greenbank Street and Queen Street from 7am Monday 28 August to 12am Thursday 7 September for British Telecom repairs. Alternative route via Greenbank Street and Queen Street.


Udston Mill Road is closed between A71 Strathaven Road and Strathaven Road Service Road from Tuesday 22 August and Friday 25 August to repair a burst Scottish Water main. Local diversion is A71 Strathaven Road, Violet Crescent, Glenburn Avenue, Muirhead and Udston Mill Road.

Sidehead Road is closed between Newfield Road and Udstonmill Road from Monday 11 September to Friday 15 September for road surfacing works for the new housing development. Diversion is Newfield Road, A71 Strathaven Road, Udstonmill Road and Sidehead Road.

Union Street closed between end of houses at No48 to Tileworks Park from 25-26 September for Scottish Power transformer renewal. Diversion via Spital Road, Tanhill Road, B7078 Carlise Road, A71 Ayr Road, Lockhart Street,New Street, The Cross.

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.


The following roads will be closed from 12pm to 10.30pm on both Saturday 26 August and Sunday 27 August for the Strathaven Balloon Festival:

  • George Allan Place (both sides) closed between Threestanes Road and the car park entrance
  • Threestanes Road closed between Lethame Road and George Allan Place

A723 Townhead Street is closed between Thomson Street and Bowling Green Road on Sunday 17 September for road maintenance works. Alternative route via Thomson Street, A71 Kirk Street, A723 Townhead Street and vice versa.


A70 Lang Whang closed at A721 Carnwath to B7008 Harburn Road from 7am Monday 14 August for up to 12 days. Alternative route via A721, A706, A704, A71 and B7008 and vice versa.


Bodinglee Road closed between B7055 (near Wiston) and C17 (from B7055 to Roberton) from 9am Thursday 7 September for up to five days to allow Scottish Power to undertake cabling works. Alternative route will be signposted.

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