Road works

Road closures

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Current and upcoming closures

Auchenheath

Auchnotroch Road is closed between its junction with the B7018 and its junction with New Kayes Road from Tuesday 15 June for up to 5 days for urgent Scottish Water repairs. Alternative route via Auchnotroch Road, New Kayes Road, B7018 and vice versa. 

Auldhouse

Auldhouse Road closed between Cleughearn Road and Burnhouse Road from Monday 21 June to Tuesday 22 June for carriageway repairs. Diversion via Auldhouse Road, Shields Road, Burnhouse Road and vice versa

Biggar

Westercrofts Brae is closed between Westercrofts and Rowhead Terrace/Burnside Terrace from Monday 28 June to Friday 16 July for Scottish Power works. Alternative route will be signed via Burnside Terrace, Lindsaylands Road, and Knocklea and vice versa. 

Blantyre

East Avenue closed between Second Road and Third Road from 9.30am Monday 10 May to 6pm Friday 2 July 2021 for Scottish Water sewer pipe renewal. Diversion via South Avenue, Central Avenue and First Road.

Sandhead Terrace closed between No69 and No71 from Wednesday 23 June to Friday 25 June for Scottish Water manhole repair. 

Cambuslang

Gilbertfield Road closed from 7am Monday 12 April to 11.59pm Sunday 4 July for installation of a new drainage system to remove the flooding. Diversion via Letterickhills Crescent, Lightburn Road, Hamilton Road and Flemington Road.

Beech Avenue is closed between its junction with North Avenue and its junction with Central Avenue from Saturday 12 June to Friday 18 June for emergency street lighting works. Diversion via North Avenue, Wellshot Drive, Central Avenue and vice versa.

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.

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 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.

Cleghorn

Whitelees Road is closed between its junction with the A721 and its junction with Cleghorn Dykes Road from Tuesday 15 June for up to 5 days for urgent Scottish Water repairs.  Alternative route via Cleghorn Dykes Road, A706, A721 and vice versa. 

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

Kirktonholme Road is closed between Dunbar Hill and Methven Place from 8am Monday 21 June to 11.59pm Friday 25 June for Scottish Power works.  Alternative route via Lindores Drive and Kirktonholme Road.

Mountherrick is closed between no 24 and no 30 from 9.30am to 6pm on Wednesday 23 June for Scottish Water repairs. There is no alternative route.

Calderwood Road is closed between A726, Whitemoss Roundabout and Carlyle Drive from 7am Saturday 26 June to 11.59pm Friday 2 July for carriageway resurfacing works. Alternative route via A726 Kingsway, Calderwood Road, Maxwellton Road and St Leonards Road. 

Greenhills Road is closed between High Whitehills Road and Quarry Road from 7am Monday 28 June to 7pm Friday 2 July for carriageway resurfacing works. Alternative route via High Whitehills Road and Quarry Road.

B764 Eaglesham Road is closed at Hairmyres Roundabout from Monday 5 July to Friday 9 July for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative route via Westwood Road, Westwood Hill, Lickprivick Road and Greenhills Road.

Hawbank Road is closed between Castleglen Road and Rennie Place from 9.30am to 6pm on Sunday 18 July for Scottish Water repairs. Alternative route via Hawbank Road, Arrotshole Road, B761 Westmains Road and Glenburn Road  

Langlands Drive closed between Langlands Square and Langlands Court from 9am to 6pm Sunday 18 July for Scottish Water carriageway repairs. Diversion via Hurlawcrook Road and Greenhills Road.

Lindores Drive is closed between Dunbar Hill and Kirktonholme Road from 8am on Monday 19 July to 11.59pm on Friday 23 July for Scottish Power works. Alternative route via Kirktonholme Road and Dunbar Hill.

Newlands Road will be closed between Jackton Road and No 68 Newlands Road from Monday 20 July 2021 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.

A749 Glasgow Road, (south bound carriageway to East Kilbride) is closed between the B759 Greenlees Road and Glasgow Road, Nerston for road improvement works on Sunday 25 July.  Alternative route via A730 Cathkin Bypass, A730 Willow Boulevard (Cathkin Relief Road), A730 Fernhill Road, A730 Mill Street, B768 Main Street Rutherglen, A724 Cambuslang Road, A724 Glasgow Road, A724 Main Street Cambuslang, A724 Hamilton Road, A724 Glasgow Road Blantyre, A725 East Kilbride Expressway, A749 Kingsway, A749 East Kilbride Road and the B759 Greenlees Road.

Ambleside closed between Kendal Road and its termination from 8am to 5pm Thursday 29 July for Scottish Water manhole repairs.

Blacklaw Drive is closed between Loch Marie and Mount Cameron Drive North from 8am Monday 2 August to 11.59pm on Friday 6 August for drainage improvement works. Traffic will be diverted via Blacklaw Drive and High Common Road.  

Blacklaw Drive is closed between High Common Road and the entrance to the St Leonards Shopping Centre from 8am Monday 9 August to 11.59pm Friday 13 August for drainage improvement works. Traffic will be diverted via Blacklaw Drive and High Common Road.  

Elsrickle

Coldpots Road is closed between its junction with Ogscastle Road near Walston and its junction with School Road from 8am Thursday 24 June for up to 4 days for BT works. Diversion via A721 and Ogscastle Road.

Glassford

Bents and Station Highway closed between Heads Highway and A723 Strathaven to Hamilton Road on Sunday 1 August for carriageway repairs. Diversion via Station Road, Jackson Street, Alston Street, Millar Street, C122 Strathaven to Glassford road, Glassford Road, Hamilton Road, A723 Strathaven to Hamilton road and vice versa.

Glespin

Glentaggart Road closed between Hartwood Cottage and the termination at Shawhead access from Wednesday 26 May to Monday 6 September 2021 to allow required carriageway widening works for access to Kennoxhead Wind Farm.

Hamilton

Chriss Avenue is closed between Newlands Drive and Jeanette Avenue from Monday 31 May to 9 July for emergency Scottish Water sewer repairs. Diversion via Newlands Avenue, William Drive and Jeanette Avenue.

A723 Quarry Street is closed between Duke Street and Kemp Street from 9pm on Saturday 19 June to 9am Monday 21 June for bridge parapet replacement by Network Rail. The Northbound diversion is via B755 Mill Road, B755 Chantinghall Road, B755 Wellhall Road, A72 Almada Street, A72 Muir Street, A72 Palace Grounds Road, A723 Blackswell Lane and A723 Duke Street. The Southbound diversion is via A724 Brandon Street, A724 Union Street, B755 Wellhall Road, B755 Chantinghall Road, B755 Mill Road, A723 Low Waters Road, A723 Gateside Street, A723 Portland Place.

Woodfoot Road is closed between Laighstonehall Road and Sherry Drive from 8am on Sunday 20 June to 5pm on Wednesday 23 June for carriageway resurfacing.  Diversion via Laighstonehall Road, Chantinghall Road, Wellhall Road and Woodfoot Road.

B7012 High Blantyre Road is closed between no 112 and no 120 from 9.30am to 6pm on Sunday 20 June for Scottish Water manhole repairs. Diversion via B7012 High Blantyre Road, A724 Glasgow Road, Auchinraith Road and B7012 Main Street.

Drumloch Highway closed between Muttonhole Road and Earnockmuir Farm on Tuesday 22 June for BT replacement of overhead lines and poles. Diversion via Muttonhole Road, Strathaven Road, Burn Road, Shawton Road and Drumloch Highway.

St Ninians Road and St Ninians Place closed between Hillhouse Road and Clarkwell Road from 9.30am Monday 19 July to 6pm Friday 23 July for carriageway resurfacing. Diversion via Hillhouse Road and Clarkwell Road. 

Hillhouse Road closed between East Avenue and Kelvin Gardens from 9.30am Sunday 25 July to 6pm Friday 30 July 2021 for carriageway resurfacing. Diversion via East Avenue, B7012 High Blantyre Road, A724 Burnbank Road, Pollock Avenue, Udston Road, Hillhouse Road, Brankholm Brae, Townhill Road and Clarkwell Road.

Quarry Street (precinct area) is closed from 8am to 7pm on Saturday 7 August, Saturday 14 August, Saturday 21 August and Saturday 28 August for a Farmer's Market.

Newfield Crescent (part of) is closed between A724 Burnbank Road and 11 Newfield Crescent from 9.30am Monday 16 August to 6pm on Friday 20 August for Scottish Water repairs. Alternative route via A724 Burnbank Road and Newfield Crescent.

Kirkfieldbank

Mousemill Road (at Mousemill Bridge) closed from Monday 8 February until Monday 9 August 2021 due to safety issues. Pedestrian and cyclist access will be maintained.

A72 Kirkfieldbank Brae closed between A73 Steels Cross and Mousemill Road from 8am Saturday 26 June for up to 9 days for carriageway resurfacing works. Diversion via A73, A71, A72 and vice versa.

Lamington

School Road is closed between Low Village Road and the A702 from Friday 2 July to Thursday 15 July for Scottish Power works.

Lanark

The A706 (Lanark to Cleghorn at Cleghorn Bridge) will be closed between its junction with Hagholm Road and Waterfall Meadows until 31 August 2021 to allow the completion of repairs to the bridge. The diversion will be via the A706, A721, A70, A743, A73, A706 and vice versa. 

Woodstock Road closed between Bannatyne Street and Thomas Taylor Avenue from 6am Sunday 30 May for up to 7 months for scaffolding associated with 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.

Hyndford Place is closed between its junction with Castlegate and its junction with Broomgate from Saturday 19 June for up to 13 weeks to allow Discover Lanark to occupy the carriageway for a temporary outdoor dining/seating area. Alternative route signed via Castlegate, Market End, Broomgate 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.

A72 Lanark Road closed between A71 Cornsilloch roundabout and M74 junction 7 off slip from 6pm to 6am each night from Saturday 13 June to Sunday 20 June for carriageway resurfacing. Diversion via A71 Ayr Road, B7078 through Larkhall, A72 Lanark Road.

Glengonnar Street is closed between Robert Smillie Crescent and Duneaton Wynd from Monday 5 July to Friday 9 July for repair of failed reinstatement. Diversion via Robert Smillie Crescent, Machan Road, Strutherhill. Millburn Place, Shaw Street and Glengonnar Street.

Lesmahagow

Carlisle Road - the northbound slip from Milton onto the B7078 Carlisle Road is closed from Monday 14 June to Monday 28 June to allow gas mains replacement. Traffic heading North will be diverted via School Road, Strathaven Road, Teiglum Road. Traffic approaching from South will be diverted via B7078 Carlisle Road, Wellburn Roundabout, B7078 Carlisle Road South to Carlisle Road off slip to Milton.

Netherburn

Manse Brae closed at junction with Netherburn Road from Tuesday 6 July to Thursday 8 July for utility frame and cover replacement. Diversion via Netherburn Road, Whinknowe, Millburn Road, A72 Lanark Road and Overton 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

Queen Street closed from 7am Monday 14 June to 11.59pm Friday 25 June for bridge repair works. Diversion via B768 Main Street, Rutherglen, A730 Glasgow Road and Potters Way.

Stonehouse

Millheugh Road closed between Glassford Road and Linthaugh Bridge from Tuesday 22 June to Wednesday 24 June for BT Openreach cabling works. Diversion via Glassford Road, Hunterlees Road, Muirburn Road, A71 Strathaven Road, Townhead Street, King Street, Trongate and Lawrie Street.

Strathaven

Newton Road closed between Dovecastle Drive and Moss Road from Monday 14 June 2021 to Sunday 27 June 2021 for repairs to Scottish Power apparatus. Diversion via Newton Road, Lesmahagow Road, Kype View, Douglas Street, Glenavon Street, Newton Road and vice versa.

Hamilton Road Industrial Estate is closed between A723 Hamilton Road and Unit 3 Hamilton Road Industrial Estate from 9pm to 6am daily from Tuesday 22 June to Friday 25 June for Scottish Power works. There is no alternative route.

Lethame Road is closed between Threestanes Road and the 30mph speed limit from Monday 5 July to Friday 9 July for carriageway resurfacing. Alternative route via Lethame Road, Townhead Street, A71 Darvel Road, Breckonridge Highway, Lethame Highway, Lethame Road and vice versa.

Lethame Road is closed between Townhead Street and threestanes Road from Sunday 11 July to Tuesday 13 July for carriageway resurfacing.  Alternative route via Townhead Street, Colinhill Road, Kirkhill Road, Lethame Road and vice versa.

Access road from Yardbent to Little Kype closed between Little Kype Cottage and B7086 Strathaven Road from Monday 12 July to Wednesday 14 July for Scottish Water mains cleaning. 

Threestanes Road is closed between George Allan Place and Threestanes Highway from Wednesday 14 July to Friday 16 July for carriageway resurfacing.  Alternative route via Threestanes Highway, Brownmuir and Haptoncraig Highway, A726 Glasgow Road, Barn Street, Green Street, Lethame Road, Threestanes Road and vice versa. 

Thankerton

Lochlyoch Road is closed between its junction with the A73 and its junction with Tinto Hill Car Park from Monday 21 June to Wednesday 23 June from 6pm to 11pm each evening for BT works. Alternative route via C26, A73 and Lochlyoch Road.

Uddingston

Drumgray Avenue is closed between the British Gas car park access and no. 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.