M8 Kingston Complex

M8 Kingston Complex

6 April 2021

Bridge Joint Replacements


Essential joint replacement work and inspections of the post tensioning on the M8 Kingston Complex will recommence between 8pm and 6am, each night, from Tuesday 6th April 2021.

The work will be carried out in several phases. The Traffic Management for the next phase is as follows: 

Tuesday 6th April  

Lane closures on the M8 westbound carriageway starting at J19.  Lane 5 will remain open. Stobcross On Ramp and Waterloo Street on Ramp will be closed as a result.  Traffic will be diverted to Newton Street On Ramp. 

Wednesday 7th -Friday 9th April  

Total closures on the M8 westbound carriageway at J19.  Traffic diverted at Anderston Off Slip and diverted via Clydeside Expressway to Finneiston Street, Finneston Street Bridge (Squinty Bridge) and rejoin the M8 westbound at J21 Scotland Street.  Stobcross On Ramp and Waterloo On Ramp will remain open whilst work takes place in lanes 4 and 5 on the westbound carriageway. 

Saturday 10th April – Monday 12th April  

Total Closure of the main M8 eastbound carriageway on Kingston Bridge. Traffic Diverted off the M74 at Jct 1 to Paisley Rd West to Clyde St King George V Bridge to Broomielaw WB to rejoin M8 WB at Anderston St onslip.  

The joint replacement works are programmed for completion on Monday 12th April but further works are required to complete the post tensioning bridge inspections.  Further press releases will be issued to communicate the plans for completing these works in due course.  

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