M74 UPDATED | Essential Maintenance

M74 UPDATED | Essential Maintenance

21 April 2021

Essential Maintenance

ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE ON THE M74 COMMENCES WEDNESDAY 21ST APRIL 

Amey, on behalf of Transport Scotland as part of the Network Management Contract for the South West Trunk Road Unit, are undertaking essential maintenance on the M74 at a series of locations from Wednesday 21st April until Saturday 29th May 2021.  

Phase One will take place on the M74 southbound between Junctions 6 and 7 from 8pm Wednesday 21st April until 6am Saturday 24th April 2021 during the hours of 8pm and 6am, each night. Traffic will be diverted via the Junction 6 off-slip road onto the A72, Carlisle Road/Lanark Road. From here, traffic will join the A71, Ayr Road where it will be able to re-join the M74 southbound via the Junction 8 on-slip road. 

Phase Two will take place on the M74 northbound carriageway at Junction 9 Kirkmuirhill from 8pm Friday 23rd April to 6am Saturday 24th April 2021. Traffic will be diverted via Junction 10 onto the B7078, Carlisle Road and will be able to re-join the M74 northbound via the Junction 8 on-slip road.  

Phase Three will take place on the M74 northbound carriageway between the Railway Bridge and Junction 6 from 8pm Thursday 29th April until 6am Sunday 2nd May 2021, during the hours of 8pm and 6am, each night. Traffic will be diverted via the Junction 8 off-slip road onto the A71, Ayr Road and then joining the A72 Lanark Road/Carlisle Road. From here, traffic will be able to re-join the M74 northbound via the Junction 6 on-slip road.

Phase Four will take place on the M74 southbound carriageway between Junctions 8 and 9 from 8pm Friday 28th May to 6am Saturday 29th May 2021. Traffic will be diverted via Junction 8 onto the B7078, Carlisle Road and will be able to re-join the M74 southbound via the Junction 10 on-slip road.  

Our operatives will follow strict physical distancing and hygiene protocols throughout the programme, in line with the Scottish Government’s COVID-19 guidance. 

Please note, all schemes are weather dependent and may be cancelled or rescheduled if weather conditions are not favourable. 

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