Section of M74 at Tollcross to close for resurfacing works

A 250m portion of the road will close in series of overnight works between the evening of Tuesday, August 4 to the morning of Thursday, August 6. 

Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland, is resurfacing the M74 Northbound Junction 2A onslip at Tollcross. 

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The body said the project will follow strict physical distancing protocols in line with the Scottish Government’s guidelines. The works have been identified as essential maintenance schemes, “vital” to maintaining the integrity and safety of the trunk road network.

Brendan O’Sullivan, Scotland TranServ’s Network Area Manager said: “This is an important section of the trunk road network, and as such is used by emergency services, freight, retail and delivery traffic as part of their essential working.

“It is vital that we complete these works in order to maintain road safety. Works will be carried out overnight in order to reduce the impact on communities and businesses as they recover at this time.

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“We have implemented many new working practices across our own workforce and those of our contractors and suppliers as we work towards the future delivery of our maintenance programmes. Thorough risk assessments have been carried out as we take a lead in the delivery of trunk road maintenance.

“Scotland TranServ and Transport Scotland would like to take this opportunity to thank drivers for making only essential journeys over the last few months, and for playing their part in protecting the country’s key workers.”

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The section of road will be closed from:

  • 8pm on Tuesday, August 4 until 6am on Wednesday, August 5
  • 8pm on Wednesday, August 6 until 6am on Thursday August 6

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