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

Biggar

North Back Road is closed between Northcrofts Road and Crown Rig on Monday 31 January for Scottish Water manhole repairs. Diversion via Kirkstyle, High Street, and North Back Road.

Blantyre

Calderside Road will be closed between Campknowe Cottage and Calderside Farm from Monday 21 February to Wednesday 23 February for Scottish Water works. Diversion via Auchentibber Road, Parkneuk Road and Newhousemill Road. 

Bothwell

Blantyre Mill Road is closed between Ferry Road and Main Street from Monday 24 January to Saturday 29 January for Scottish Power works. Diversion via Station Road and Main Street.

Fallside Road is closed between Bellshill Road and Coalburn Road from 10pm Saturday 29 January to 6am Sunday 30 January 2022 for bridge repairs.  Diversion via Fallside Road, Bellshill Road, Main Street, Uddingston, Glasgow Road and New Edinburgh Road.

Fallside Road is closed between Bellshill Road and Coalburn Road from 10pm Saturday 5 February to 6am Sunday 6 February 2022 for bridge repairs.  Diversion via Fallside Road, Bellshill Road, Main Street, Uddingston, Glasgow Road and New Edinburgh Road.

Cambuslang

Craigallian Avenue will be closed in two phases from 8am Monday 17 January to 11.59pm Tuesday 3 May:

  • From the junction of Craigallian Avenue to approximately 70 metres south
  • From 70 metres south of the junction of Craigallian Avenue and Hamilton Road to the junction of Craigallian Avenue and Deanpark Drive

Diversion via Craigallian Avenue, Woodland Crescent, Rosebank Drive, Wellside Drive, Hamilton Road and vice versa.

Elder Crescent is closed between number 66 and number 86 from 9.30am to 6pm Friday 21 January for Scottish Water repairs. Diversion via Laburnum Avenue, Hallside Boulevard, Elder Crescent and vice versa.

Hawthorn Avenue is closed from 9.30am to 6pm Monday 24 January for Scottish Water manhole repairs. There is no alternative route.

Calder Road is closed between Blantyre Farm Road and Hallside Road from Monday 24 January to Friday 28 January for tree felling. Diversion via Blantyre Farm Road, Hamilton Road and Westburn Road.

Greenlees Road is closed between Grenville Drive and Kirkhill Station from 8am Saturday 12 February to 11.59pm Monday 14 February for resurfacing works. Diversion via Greenlees Road, Western Road, Langlea Road, Brownside Road, Greenlees Road.

Hamilton Road is closed between Croft Road and Clydeford Road on the westbound lane from 8am Monday 7 March to 11.59pm Wednesday 9 March for resurfacing works. Diversion via Westburn Road, Westburn Drive, Clydeford Road, Hamilton Road and vice versa.

Carstairs

Lanark Road is closed between A70/A721 Columbie junction and Newhouse Court from 8am Monday 7 March to 6pm Sunday 20 March to undertake cycling road safety infrastructure works. Diversion via A721, A706, Bloomgate, Bannatyne Street, Hyndford Road and A73.

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.

Carnwath

Biggar Road is closed between Murray Terrace and Allison Drive from 8am Sunday 13 February to 6pm Sunday 20 February to allow for footway resurfacing works. Diversion via A721, A702 and B7016.

Main Street is closed between B7016 and Edinburgh Road from 8am Monday 21 March for up to 5 days to allow for carriageway repair works. Diversion via A721, A702, A73, A70 and vice versa.

Chapelton

Shawtonhill Highway closed between Drumloch Road and Shawton Road from Monday 24 January to Tuesday 25 January for road maintenance. Diversion via Shawtonhill Highway, A726 East Kilbride to Chapelton, Glasgow Road, Brechame Road, Shawton Road and vice versa.

Dalserf

A72 Lanark Road is closed between Garrion Bridge and Sandyholm Garden Centre on the nights of Wednesday 19 January, Thursday 20 January and Friday 21 January 2022 from 8pm to 6am for lining works. Diversion via A71 Horsley Brae, B7011 Brownlee Road, B7011 through Law, A73 through Carluke and Braidwood, A72 Kirkfieldbank Brae and A72 Lanark Road. 

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.

Drumboy Road is closed between Drumbie Farm and Drumtall Farm on Friday 28 January to allow for road maintenance works. Diversion via Drumboy Road, Thorn Highway, A726 East Kilbride to Chapelton Road, Drumboy Road and vice versa.

High Common Road and A726 Strathaven Road on and off southbound slip roads are closed from 8am Monday 24 January to 9.59pm Friday 28 January for carriageway improvement works on the A726 Strathaven Road. Diversion via High Common Road and A726 Strathaven Road.  

Severn Road is closed between number 8 and Weaver Place from 9.30am to 6pm Sunday 6 February for Scottish Water manhole repairs. Diversion via Eden Drive, Greenhills Road, Millburn Way and Douglas Drive.

Jackton Road is closed between Rose Cottage and North Craighall Farm from Saturday 5 February to Sunday 6 February for BT installation work. Diversion via Jackton Road, Eaglesham Road, Greenhills Road, Auldhouse Road, Shields Road Jackton Road and vice versa. 

Quebec Drive is closed between Montreal Park easterly junction and number 150 Quebec Drive from Monday 7 February to Friday 11 February for Scottish Power cable installation. Diversion via Alberta Avenue.

Milford closed between Number 43 Milford and termination from 9.30am to 6pm Wednesday 23 February for Scottish Water manhole repair. No alternative routes.

Glassford

C122 Strathaven to Glassford is closed between 61 Millar Street and The Bungalow, Farme Farm on Sunday 6 February for Scottish Water manhole repairs. Diversion via Millar Street, Townhead Street, Station Road, Bents and Station Highway, A723 Strathaven to Hamilton, Hamilton Road, Glassford Road, C122 Strathaven to Glassford and vice versa.

Jackson Street is closed from 7pm Friday 25 March to 10am on Sunday 27 March for the Glassford Beer and Gin Festival. Diversion via Alston Street, Millar Street, Townhead Street and vice versa.

Glespin

Glentaggart Road is closed between Hartwood Cottage and the termination at Shawhead access from Thursday 23 December to Tuesday 31 May to facilitate Abnormal Load movements for Kennoxhead Wind Farm. There are no alternative routes. 

Hamilton

Woodfoot Road is closed between Highstonehall Road and 13 Woodfoot Road from 9.30am on Monday 17 January to 6pm on Friday 28 January for Scottish Power upgrade works. Diversion via Highstonehall Road, Ewart Crescent and Woodfoot Road.

Abbotsford Road is closed between Abbotsford Lane and Backmuir Drive from Monday 17 January to Friday 21 January for BT works. Diversion via Abbotsford Crescent, Braemar Street and Backmuir Drive.

Macdairmid Drive is closed between number 5 and number 19 from Monday 17 January to Tuesday 25 January for Scottish Water repairs. There is no diversion route.

Hillhead Crescent is closed between Hillhead Terrace and number 18 Hillhead Crescent from 9.30am Tuesday 1 February to 6pm Saturday 5 February for Scottish Power repairs. Diversion via Hillhead Terrace, Clarkwell Road and Hillhead Crescent.

Philips Wynd is closed between number 27 and number 92 from 9.30am to 6pm Wednesday 16 February for Scottish Power repairs. There is no alternative route.

Springbank Crescent is closed between number 1 and number 3 from 9.30am to 6pm Wednesday 23 February for Scottish Water repairs. Diversion via Springbank Crescent.

Woodfoot Road is closed between Highstonehall Road and number 13 Woodfoot Road from 9.30am Monday 28 February to 6pm Tuesday 1 March for 5G mast repairs. Diversion via Highstonehall Road, Ewart Crescent and Woodfoot Road.

A72 Almada Street roundabout is closed between B7071 Bothwell Road and A72 Muir Street from 8am Saturday 12 March to 8pm Sunday 13 March for carriageway resurfacing. Diversion via B7071 Bothwell Road, Caird Street, Beckford Street, A724 Douglas Street, A72 Almada Street, A724 Union Street, B7071 Leechlee Road, B 7071 Cadzow Street, Lower Auchingramont Road and A72 Muir Street.

A72 Almada Street roundabout is closed between B7071 Bothwell Road and A72 Muir Street from 8am Saturday 19 March to 8pm Sunday 20 March for carriageway resurfacing. Diversion via B7071 Bothwell Road, Caird Street, Beckford Street, A724 Douglas Street, A72 Almada Street, A724 Union Street, B7071 Leechlee Road, B 7071 Cadzow Street, Lower Auchingramont Road and A72 Muir Street.

Carscallan Road is closed between Carscallan Farm and Beech Avenue, Quarter from Monday 14 March to Friday 22 April for strengthening works on Carscallan bridge. Diversion via Carscallan Road, Strathaven Road and Limekilnburn Road.

Lanark

Woodstock Road will be closed between Bannatyne Street and Thomas Taylor Avenue from 00:01am Friday 31 December to Tuesday 31 May 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.

Wellwood Avenue is closed between The Marches and Russell Road from 8am Monday 24 January for up to 5 days for installation of new SPEN service. Diversion via Wellwood Avenue, Laverockhall, The Marches 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.

Avon Road will be closed between Riverside Road and Broomfield Road from Monday 17 January to Friday 25 March for installation of sewage and drainage apparatus. Diversion routes via Avon Road, Shaw Street, Kenshaw Avenue and Riverside Road.

Glen Avenue is closed between Robert Smillie Crescent and the new nursery school from Monday 14 February to Friday 18 February to allow for Scottish Gas connections. Diversion via Glen Avenue, Westerton Avenue, Craigbank Street and Robert Smillie Crescent. 

McNeil Street is closed between McNeil Gate and Raploch Street from Monday 21 February to Wednesday 23 February for carriageway resurfacing. Diversion via Raploch Street and Union Street.

Law

Brownlee Road is closed between Birks Road and Blueknowes Road from Monday 24 January to Friday 28 January for carriageway resurfacing. Diversion via Station Road, Wildman Road, A73, A721, A71 and Brownlee Road.

Lesmahagow

New Trows Road is closed between Old Birkwood Burn Bridge and 260 New Trows Road from Monday 17 January to Friday 21 January for drainage culvert replacement works. Diversion via C13 New Trows Road, C202 Balgray Road, Abbeygreen Road.

Abbeygreen and Milton is closed between B7078 Carlisle Road northbound on slip to Bloomfield Road junction from Sunday 13 February to Wednesday 16 February for essential carriageway resurfacing works. Diversion via Turfholm, Abbeygreen Road, Balgray Road, B7078 Carlisle Road, Wellburn Roundabout and vice versa.

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.

Stonehouse

Sidehead Road and Udston Road will be closed between Nursery Grove and Udston Mill from Monday 31 January to Friday 4 March 2022 for drainage and resurfacing works. Diversion via Udston Mill Road, A71 Strathaven Road and Newfield Road.

Strathaven

Brownmuir and Haptoncraig Highway is closed between A726 Strathaven to Chapelton/Glasgow Road and Threestanes Highway from Monday 10 January to Sunday 30 January due to a damaged bridge wall making the road unsafe. Diversion via Glasgow Road, Barn Street, Green Street, Lethame Road, Threestanes Road, Threestanes Highway and vice versa.

Thorntonhall

Thorntonhall Road is closed between Peel Road and Thornton Farm from 10pm to 6am each night from Sunday 20 March to Thursday 24 March (4 nights) for Network Rail bridge repairs. Diversion via Braehead Road and Peel Road