A725 between Raith Junction  and Bellziehill Junction (northbound)

14 September 2020

Overnight Maintenance

Five overnight closures of A725 northbound between Raith Junction and Bellziehill Junction, including Raith Underpass

Road users are advised that the A725 northbound will be closed overnight between Raith Junction  and Bellziehill Junction, including Raith underpass, from 8pm to 6am each night for five nights, commencing Monday 14th September 2020.

These closures have been scheduled overnight to minimise disruption to traffic and are required to ensure road user and road worker safety whilst essential surfacing works are undertaken. The road will re-open at 6am each morning.

As a result, the following slips roads will also be closed overnight:

  • A725 northbound on slip road from Raith roundabout
  • A725 northbound on slip road to Orbiston Junction

Signed diversions will be in operation as follows:

  • Motorway traffic will be diverted via the northbound M74 Junction 4, Maryville, to join the M73 northbound to Junction 2, Baillieston, and continue to on the A8 (M) to Swinton roundabout, the A8 (M) eastbound to Bargeddie roundabout to join the A8 eastbound to Shawhead Junction.
  • Non-motorway traffic will follow the B7071 via Bothwell & Uddingston to the A721 Junction / New Edinburgh Road and return to Bellziehill Junction.

These works will be carried out by Scottish Road Partnership on behalf of Transport Scotland to maintain the integrity and safety of this route. The works have been planned in consultation with Transport Scotland, Traffic Scotland, the emergency services, North Lanarkshire Council and South Lanarkshire Council.

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

For live traffic updates, please visit the Traffic Scotland website at; www.trafficscotland.org

If you have any enquiries regarding these works, please contact us on 0800 042 0188 or info@scotroadspartnership.co.uk.

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