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M8 Junction 6-1 | Road Marking Improvements

M8 Junction 6-1
20th of May 2024, 8:30pm to 29th of June 2024, 6:00am

A six-week programme of overnight maintenance on the M8 is scheduled to begin on Monday 20 May. The work will be carried out in nine phases, with overnight closures on a different section of the M8 in each phase.

Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland will use these closures to carry out road marking refreshment and road stud replacement.

Overnight closures will be in place on the dates and locations listed below, from 20:30 until 06:00 each night. Diversion routes will be signposted where indicated:

M8 Junction 6-1 Roadmarking Schedule

Consultation has been carried out with emergency services and other relevant stakeholders to share information about the project in advance.

Tommy Deans, BEAR Scotland’s South East Network Manager, said: “These works will deliver improved safety and visibility of road markings for motorists using the M8.

“It’s essential for safety that we close the carriageway while these works take place, however we’ve split the works into phases so that only the minimum length of carriageway has to be closed on any given night.

“If you are planning to use the M8 at night over the next few weeks, our advice is to check what restrictions will be in place and allow extra time for your journey if necessary.

“We thank road users and local communities for their patience and understanding.”

How to get the latest travel and traffic information

For full information on roadworks on trunk roads in the north-west and south-east of Scotland, visit the Bear Scotland website.

You can report a defect on the network by filling out this form.

Follow Bear Scotland on Twitter at @bear_scotland and at @SETrunkRoads.