M8 | Kingston Complex

M8 | Kingston Complex

17 November 2021

Essential Inspection Work

ESSENTIAL INSPECTION WORK ON THE M8 AT KINGSTON COMPLEX FROM WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 10TH JANUARY

Amey, on behalf of Transport Scotland as part of the Network Management Contract for the South-West Trunk Road Unit, are carrying out essential inspection work on the M8 at Kingston Complex from Sunday 21st November until mid-January 2022, between the hours of 8pm and 6am, each night. A weekly press release will be released throughout this time.  

This scheme, with a value of £400,000, will benefit around 145,658 vehicles using this route each day, by ensuring the continued safe operation of the structure and reducing the need for more extensive maintenance in the future. 

 WEEK COMMENCING 17/01/22

Westbound works begin on Monday 17th January 2022 and are programmed to be complete by Sunday 30th January. Works will affect M8 westbound traffic. A total closure of the M8 carriageway westbound from junction 18 to junction 22 will be implemented each evening. Traffic will be diverted from the M8 at junction 18 to Newton St/A804 – St Vincent St – Finnieston St – Govan Rd – Paisley Rd West – Seaward St – follow permanent signs. 

WEEK COMMENCING 31/01/22

Eastbound Works begin on Monday 31st January and will affect eastbound traffic. A total closure of the M8 carriageway eastbound from junction 21 to junction 18 will be implemented each evening. Traffic will be diverted from the M8 at junction 21 – Seaward St – Paisley Rd – Kingston St – King George V bridge – Broomielaw – North St – follow junction 18 permanent signs. 

Provision will be made to ensure Emergency Vehicles can pass through the closure.  

A press release will be issued with further details in advance of future phases of the works commencing.

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.     

  • Real-time journey information can be obtained by visiting www.trafficscotland.org  or via Twitter: @TrafficScotland