A725 Bothwell Bridge to Shawhead – Series of Total Closures for 5 nights

20 September 2019

A725 north & southbound between Bothwell Bridge & Shawhead – Series of Five Overnight Total Closures

A725 north & southbound between Bothwell Bridge & Shawhead Junction – Series of  Total Closures of the Carriageway planned over 5 nights

There will be a series of overnight total closures to the north and southbound carriageways of the A725 between Bothwell Bridge Junction and Shawhead Junction. These total closures are planned to take place over a period of five nights and are necessary to enhance road user and road worker safety during the completion of surfacing and lining works. There are four separate locations for the works and only one carriageway, north or southbound, will be closed each night with a second contingency night made available should unforeseen circumstances cause delays to the schedule e.g. adverse weather.

Dates and locations of the scheduled works are as follows:

  1. A725 northbound carriageway between Bothwell Bridge and Bellziehill Junction – 2 Overnight Closures  

There will be a total overnight closure of the A725 northbound carriageway between Bothwell Bridge and Bellziehill Junction from 8pm to 6am on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 1 October 2019
  • Wednesday 2 October 2019 (Contingency night only)

As a result, the following slip roads will be closed:

  • A725 northbound Raith Junction on-slip road from Raith roundabout
  • A725 northbound Orbiston Junction off-slip road
  • A725 northbound Orbiston Junction on-slip road
  • A725 northbound Bellziehill Junction off-slip road

Signed diversion routes will be in place as follows:

A. A725 total closure northbound from A725 northbound at Bothwell Bridge Junction (motorway traffic) via A7071 Bellshill Road to M74 northbound Junction 5 Raith free-flow on-slip, M74 northbound to M73 northbound Link Road at Junction 4 Maryville, M73 northbound to Junction 2 Baillieston off-slip for Baillieston roundabout, take 1st exit for A8 (M) Glasgow & Edinburgh Rd (west) for Swinton roundabout, take 3rd exit for A8 Coatbridge Road (east) towards Bargeddie roundabout, take 2nd exit for A8 eastbound towards Coatbridge, A8 eastbound Shawhead Junction off-slip for A725 north or southbound.

B. From A725 at Bothwell Bridge for Non-motorway traffic via A7071 Bellshill Road (west), B7071 Hamilton Road & Main Street Bothwell, continue B7071 for Bothwell Road & Main Street Uddingston, B7071 Glasgow Road Uddingston, A721 New Edinburgh Road for Bellziehill roundabout, take 1st exit to return to A725 northbound and Coatbridge. 

C. For A725 northbound Orbiston Junction off-slip as follows: Motorway traffic via Diversion A above. Non-motorway traffic via Diversion 2 above.

D. For A725 northbound Orbiston Junction on-slip via A725 southbound Orbiston Junction on-slip, A725 southbound Raith Junction off-slip for Raith roundabout. Motorway traffic take 5th exit for M74 northbound Junction 5 Raith on-slip and follow Diversion A above. For non-motorway traffic take 4th exit for A7071 Bellshill Road Bothwell and follow Diversion B above. Then for both types of traffic take A725 southbound for the Bellshill area. 

E. For A725 northbound Bellziehill Junction off-slip as follows: Motorway traffic via Diversion A above. Non-motorway traffic via Diversion B above. Then for both types of traffic take A725 southbound for the Bellshill area.

This traffic management is required for road surfacing and white lining works.

 

2. A725 northbound carriageway between Bellziehill Junction on-slip and Diamond Junction off-slip – 2 Overnight Closures  

There will be a total overnight closure of the A725 northbound carriageway between Bellziehill Junction on-slip and Diamond Junction off-slip from 8pm to 6am on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 2 October 2019
  • Thursday 3 October 2019 (Contingency night only)

As a result, the following slip roads will be closed:

  • A725 northbound Bellziehill Junction on-slip road
  • A725 northbound Diamond Junction off-slip road (James Street)

Signed diversion routes will be in place as follows:

A. For A725 northbound total closure at Bellziehill via A725 northbound Bellziehill Junction off-slip to Bellziehill roundabout, take 4th exit for A721 Gartcosh Walk, B7070 North Road Bellshill for A725 north & southbound at Shawhead Junction.

B.For A725 northbound Orbiston Junction off-slip via Diversion A above and at end of North Road take A725 southbound to Diamond Junction off-slip (James Street).

This traffic management is required for road surfacing and white lining works.

 

3. A725 southbound carriageway between Shawhead Junction (North Road) and Bellziehill Junction off-slip – 2 Overnight Closures  

There will be a total overnight closure of the A725 southbound carriageway between Shawhead Junction (North Road) and Bellziehill Junction off-slip from 8pm to 6am on the following dates:

  • Thursday 3 October 2019
  • Friday 4 October 2019 (Contingency night only)

As a result, the following slip roads will be closed:

  • A725 southbound Diamond Junction off-slip road (James Street)
  • A725 southbound Bellziehill Junction off-slip

Signed diversion routes will be in place as follows:

A. For A725 southbound total closure and A725 Bellziehill Junction off-slip closure via B7070 North Road, A721 Gartcosh Road to return to Bellziehill Junction, take 1st exit for A725 southbound Bellziehill on-slip.

B. For A725 southbound Diamond Junction (James Street) off-slip road via B7070 North Road, A721 Gartcosh Road, Belgrave Street to return to James Street & Diamond Junction.

This traffic management is required for white lining and cyclic works.

 

4. A725 southbound carriageway between Bellziehill Junction on-slip and Raith Junction off-slip to Raith roundabout – 2 Overnight Closures  

There will be a total overnight closure of the A725 southbound carriageway between Bellziehill Junction and Raith Junction off-slip for Raith roundabout from 8pm to 6am on the following dates:

  • Friday 4 October 2019
  • Saturday 5 October 2019 (Contingency night only)

As a result, the following slip roads will be closed:

  • A725 southbound Bellziehill Junction on-slip road
  • A725 southbound Orbiston Junction off-slip road
  • A725 southbound Orbiston Junction on-slip road

Signed diversion routes will be in place as follows:

A. For A725 southbound total closure via Bellziehill Junction off-slip road to Bellziehill roundabout, take 3rd exit for A721 New Edinburgh Road and continue towards Powburn Toll, B7071 Glasgow Road Uddingston, B7071 Main Street Uddingston, B7071 Main Street and Hamilton Road Bothwell, A7071 Bellshill Road Bothwell to Raith roundabout.

B. For A725 southbound Bellziehill Junction on-slip road via 1st exit to A721 New Edinburgh Road and follow Diversion A above. For Orbiston Junction take 2nd exit on Raith roundabout for A725 northbound Raith Junction on-slip road, A725 northbound Orbiston Junction off-slip road.

C. For A725 southbound Orbiston Junction off-slip via Diversion A above to Raith roundabout, take 2nd exit for A725 northbound Raith Junction on-slip, A725 northbound Orbiston Junction off-slip. 

D. For A725 southbound Orbiston Junction on-slip via A725 northbound Orbiston Junction on-slip road, A725 northbound Bellziehill Junction off-slip road, to Bellziehill roundabout, take 1st exit for A721 New Edinburgh Road and follow Diversion A above.

This traffic management is required for white lining and cyclic works.