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

Blantyre

Third Road (part of) will be closed between Central Avenue and block 6, Third Road from 11am Saturday 9 October to 6pm Friday 29 October for Scottish Power emergency repairs. Alternative routes via Central Avenue, Third Road and East Avenue.

Lime Grove will be closed between Morvan Avenue and Devondale Avenue from Wednesday 13 October to Friday 15 October for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative routes via Devondale Avenue, Craigton Place and Morvan Avenue.

Glasgow Road will be closed between Station Road and Mayberry Place from Monday 18 October to Thursday 21 October for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative routes via Hunthill Road, Main Street Blantyre, Auchinraith Road and Glasgow Road.

Boghead

Lesmahagow Road will be closed between number 68 and number 74 from 9am to 11.59pm on Wednesday 20 October for Scottish Water works. Alternative routes via B7086, Strathaven Road, Thornton Road, B7078 Carlisle Road, Teiglum Road, Strathaven Road, Lesmahagow Road.

Braidwood

Woodhall Road is closed between its junction with B7056 Braidwood Road and its termination from Monday 2 August for up to 8 weeks for Scottish Water works. 

Cambuslang

Newton Station Road is closed between Westburn Road and Newton Station Road Car Park entrance from Sunday 25 July until Thursday 17 December for bridge repair work.  Alternative route via Village Road, Hallside Boulevard, A724 Hamilton Road and Westburn Road.

Cairns Road is closed between its junction with Ell Crescent and its junction with East Greenlees Road from 8am Monday 9 August to 11.59pm Saturday 30 October for residential development. Alternative routes via Cairns Road, Howieshill Road, Hamilton Road, Flemington Road, Gilbertfield Road and vice versa.

Carstairs Junction

Temporary closure order of Clyde Bridge on C29 to Pettinain (emergency closure from Thursday 30 August 2018) has had to be extended for up to 18 months for public safety due to the condition of the bridge. Diversion signed - C29 Pettinain Road, C30 Strawfrank Road, A70, Hyndford Bridge, A73, C27, C29. All options now being considered to re-establish a crossing point if possible to do so and in the quickest possible time. We are investigating these options as a matter of urgency. Please be assured we will keep local residents advised as the above work is progressed.

Coalburn

School Road will be closed between Coalburn Road junction and number 18 School Road from Monday 18 October to Friday 19 November for Scottish Water works. Alternative routes via Manse View, Coalburn Road.

Bellfield Road will be closed between number 262 and Westoun Road junction from 10am to noon Tuesday 2 November for Scottish Water works. Alternative routes via Coalburn Road, Balgray Road, B7078 Carlisle Road.

Dunn Crescent will be closed between Coalburn Road junction and number 1 Dunn Crescent from Friday 19 November to Friday 24 December for Scottish Water works. Alternative routes via Manse View, Coalburn Road.

Covington

Leggat Road will be closed between junction of Covington Road and its termination at Hillhead Farm from Monday 25 October for up to 5 days to allow BT to undertake apparatus installation. Alternative route via Hillhead Road.

Douglas Water

Ponfeigh Road is closed between A70 and Collierhall Road from Monday 20 September to Sunday 7 November for carriageway resurfacing.  Alternative route via Collierhall Road, A70 Ayr Road, Rigside.

East Kilbride

Newlands Road will be closed between Jackton Road and No 68 Newlands Road from Monday 20 July 2020 until March 2022 for the upgrading/reconstruction and installation of public utility apparatus on Newlands Road associated with the Community Growth Area. Access to residential properties will be maintained at all times from one direction. Diversion via Jackton Road, Eaglesham Road, Greenhills Road, Newlands Road and vice versa.

Kelvin Road will be closed between Kelvin Crescent and Stroud Road from Monday 11 October to Friday 15 October for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative routes via Murray Road, Westwood Hill, Lickprivick Road, Greenhills Road and Stroud Road.

Langlands Drive will be closed between Greenhills Road and Langlands Avenue from Monday 11 October to Friday 15 October for surfacing works. Alternative route via Greenhills Road, Hurlawcrook Road, Langlands Drive and vice versa.

Hurlawcrook Road will be closed between Greenhills Road and Kelvin Park South from Monday 18 October to Friday 22 October for surfacing works. Alternative route via Greenhills Road, Langlands Drive, Hurlawcrook Road and vice versa.

Blacklaw Drive will be closed between Glen Affric and Glen Morriston from 7am Wednesday 20 October to 11.59pm Friday 22 October for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative route via Blacklaw Drive and High Common Road.

Garrion

North Lanarkshire Council are carrying out enabling works as part of the planned A71 Horsley Brae/Brownlee Road junction improvement project which, when complete, will help to improve traffic flow and road safety at this strategic junction. The closures are required to facilitate the relocation of a Scottish Water main from the western side of Horsley Brae to the eastern side and to enable the permanent repair of the land slip on the western side of the road.

  • A71 Horsley Brae  will be closed from north of junction with B7011 Brownlee Road for 235m north, from 00:01 Monday 11 October to 23:59 Friday 15 October. A signed diversion will be in place to allow continued access through B7011 Brownlee Road.

The A71 and B7011 are not closed at the same time, reducing disruption as much as possible.

Glespin

Glentaggart Road closed between Andershaw Road junction and the termination at Shawhead access from Wednesday 21 July to Sunday 31 October to allow required carriageway widening works for access to Kennoxhead Wind Farm.

Hamilton

Union Street will be closed between its junction with Auchingramont Road and its junction with Auchincampbell Road from 9.30am Monday 18 October to 11.59pm Sunday 7 November for emergency Scottish Water repairs. Diversion via A724 Union Street, A72 Almada Street, A72 Muir Street, A72 Palace Grounds Road, A723 Blackswell Lane, A723 Duke Street, A724 Brandon Street, B7071 Leechlee Road, B7071 Cadzow Street.

Lamington

Langholm Road and School Road will be closed between junction of A702 and junction of Low Village Road from 6pm Friday 22 October for up to 3 days for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative routes via Low Village Road and the A702.

Lanark

Woodstock Road closed between Bannatyne Street and Thomas Taylor Avenue from 6am Sunday 30 May for up to 7 months for scaffolding associated with the redevelopment of the former Royal Oak Hotel. Access to Wellhead Court and Thomas Taylor Avenue will be maintained from the northern end of Woodstock Road. Diversion via Woodstock Road, Kenilworth Road, St Leonard Street, Bannatyne Street and vice versa.

Gallowhill Road and Hall Place will be closed between their junctions with Tesco superstore access and Kildare Road from Saturday 9 October for up to 9 days to allow for works on a new property development. Alternative route signed via Kildare Road, St Leonard Street, High Street, Bloomgate, Hope Street, Cleghorn Road, Gallowhill Road and vice versa.

The following roads will be closed for the Lanark Christmas Markets from 12.30am Saturday 20 November for 24 hours:

  • High Street will be closed between its junction with Bannatyne Street and Wellgate
  • Bloomgate eastbound will be closed between its junction with Hope Street and High Street

Alternative routes via Hope Street, Gallowhill Road, Hall Place, St Leonard Street, Bannatyne Street and vice versa.

Larkhall

Riverside Road is closed between the termination of Riverside Road and its junction with the remote footpath adjacent to Don Path from Monday 15 February 2021 to Monday 14 February 2022 to allow works to be carried out on a new development. A pedestrian access will be maintained.

McNeil Street is closed between Church Street/Union Street and Raploch Street from Monday 11 October to Thursday 14 October for carriageway resurfacing. Diversion via Raploch Street and Union Street.

The following roads will be closed for the Larkhall Christmas Fayre from 9am to 9pm on Sunday 5 December:

  • Union Street closed between Montgomery Street and McNeil Street
  • King Street closed between Union Street and Caledonian Road

Alternative routes via McNeil Street, Caledonian Road, Raploch Street and Wellgate Street, Percy Street and Muir Street.

Lesmahagow

Greenrig Road, Hawksland will be closed at Springfield Cottage from Monday 11 October for up to 5 days for Scottish Water emergency repairs. Alternative routes via Greenrig Road and Leelaw Road.

Pettinain

A permanent closure Order was imposed on Clyde Bridge on C29 Pettinain Road in September 2019.  The bridge is currently closed to pedestrians and traffic due to its condition.  Diversion signed  - C30 Strawfrank Road, A70, Hyndford Bridge, A73, C27, C29.  A scheme to provide a replacement bridge is currently being progressed with construction works commencing in early summer 2021 providing the requisite land ownership transactions are concluded voluntarily.  Please be assured that we will keep local residents advised of progress on this project.

Rutherglen

Caledonia Avenue will be closed from its junction with Main Street to the northern boundary of number 18 Caledonia Avenue from Monday 18 October to Tuesday 19 October for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative routes via Main Street, Farmeloan Road, King Street and vice versa.

Stonehouse

Union Street will be closed between the two entrances to Tileworks sports ground from Monday 8 November to Friday 17 December for Scottish Water to carry out major improvement works. Alternative routes via Spital Road, Tanhill Road, B7078 Carlisle Road, A71 Ayr Road, Lockhart Street, New Street and The Cross.

Strathaven

A723 Strathaven to Hamilton and Hamilton Road will be closed in two phases from 12.01am Saturday 9 October to 11.59pm Sunday 17 October for resurfacing works:

  • A723 Hamilton Road will be closed between Commercial Road and Aspen Place
  • A723 Strathaven to Hamilton closed between Whiteshawgate Highway and Aspen Place

Diversion via A723 to Hamilton, A72 to Cornsilloch Brae, A71 to Strathaven and vice versa.

A71 Stonehouse Road closed between Humbie House, 326 Stonehouse Road and Laigh Netherfield Farm, Stonehouse Road from Saturday 23 October to Sunday 24 October for carriageway maintenance. Diversion via A71 to Cornsilloch Brae, A72 to Hamilton, A723 to Strathaven, A71 Kirk Street/Stonehouse Road and vice versa.

Threestanes Road will be closed between Threestanes Highway and Rokeby Crescent from Monday 1 November to Tuesday 2 November for Scottish Power fault repair. Alternative routes via Threestanes Highway, Brownmuir and Haptoncraig Highway, A726 Glasgow Road, Barn Street, Green Street, Lethame Road, Threestanes Road and vice versa.

Common Green, Wellbrae, Main Street and Strait Close closed from 9.30am to 4pm on Sunday 7 November for the unveiling of a statue to Lance Corporal Muldoon and Rifleman Khan.

Thankerton

Meadowflats Road will be closed between junction of Covington Road and junction of Perryflatts Road from Monday 18 October for up to 5 days to allow BT to undertake apparatus installation. Alternative routes north bound via Covington Road, Grange Road, Glentisset Road, A73 and Perryflatts Road. South bound via Covington Road, Boat Road, Sherifflats Road, A73 and Perryflatts Road.

Thorntonhall

Braehead Road is closed between Braehead House and Thornton Road from 9.30am to 12pm on Wednesday 27 October for Scottish Water septic tank maintenance. Alternative route via Peel Road, Eaglesham Road, Redwood Drive and Barbana Road.

Uddingston

Drumgray Avenue is closed between the British Gas car park access and number 72 Drumgray Avenue from 9.30am Monday 12 April to 6pm on Monday 25 October for works relating to the new housing development. Alternative route is via Drumgray Avenue and Hornal Road.

Wilkie Road will be closed between Bellshill Road and Saltaire Avenue from Saturday 23 October to Sunday 24 October for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative routes via Wilkie Road, Hornal Road, B7071 Bothwell Road and Bellshill Road.