A8 east & westbound between Eurocentral & Newhouse – Series of Total Closures over 5 nights

30 September 2019

A8 Eurocentral to Newhouse – Series of Total Closures over 5 nights

A8 east & westbound between Eurocentral & Newhouse Junctions – Series of Total Closures of the carriageway planned over 5 nights 

There will be a series of overnight total closures to either the east or westbound carriageways of the A8 between Eurocentral Junction and Newhouse Junctions. 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 installation of traffic monitoring systems, landscaping, white lining and cyclic works. There are four separate locations for the works and only one carriageway, east or westbound, 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. A8 eastbound carriageway between Eurocentral and Chapelhall Junctions – 2 Overnight Closures 

There will be a total overnight closure of the A8 eastbound carriageway between Eurocentral Junction and Chapelhall Junction from 8pm to 6am on the following dates:

  • Monday 7 October 2019
  • Tuesday 8 October 2019 (Contingency night only)

A signed diversion route will be in place via 2nd exit on Eurocentral north roundabout across M8 overbridge, 2nd exit onto Townhead Avenue, McNeil Drive to B799 Bo’ness Road south roundabout and follow signage for A8 eastbound.

This traffic management is required for installation of traffic monitoring systems, landscaping, white lining and cyclic works.

  1. A8 westbound carriageway between Chapelhall and Eurocentral Junctions – 2 Overnight Closures 

There will be a total overnight closure of the A8 westbound carriageway between Chapelhall Junction and Eurocentral Junction from 8pm to 6am on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 8 October 2019
  • Wednesday 9 October 2019 (Contingency night only)

A signed diversion route will be in place via 1st exit at Chapelhall Junction south roundabout to Bo’ness Road south roundabout at B799 Bo’ness Road, 4th exit for McNeil Drive into Eurocentral, Townhead Avenue (north), and follow signage for A8 westbound. 

This traffic management is required for installation of traffic monitoring systems, landscaping, white lining and cyclic works.

  1. A8 eastbound carriageway between Chapelhall and Newhouse Junctions – 2 Overnight Closures 

There will be a total overnight closure of the A8 eastbound carriageway between Chapelhall Junction and Newhouse Junction from 8pm to 6am on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 9 October 2019
  • Thursday 10 October 2019 (Contingency night only)

A signed diversion routes will be in place via 1st exit at Chapelhall Junction north roundabout, B799 Bo’ness Road north roundabout, 2nd exit for B799 Bo’ness Road, 2nd exit for Lancaster Avenue Chapelhall, 2nd exit for A73 Bellside Road and continue south on A73 or M8 eastbound at Junction 6 Newhouse on-slip road.

This traffic management is required for installation of traffic monitoring systems, landscaping, white lining and cyclic works.

A8 westbound carriageway between Newhouse and Chapelhall Junctions – 2 Overnight Closures 

There will be a total overnight closure of the A8 westbound carriageway between Newhouse Junction and Chapelhall Junction from 8pm to 6am on the following dates:

  • Thursday 10 October 2019
  • Friday 11 October 2019 (Contingency night only)

A signed diversion routes will be in place via A8 westbound Newhouse Junction off-slip, A73 Bellside Road (south), 3rd exit at Newhouse roundabout, A775 Edinburgh Road, B799 Bo’ness Road at Holytown roundabout, 2nd exit at Bo’ness Road south roundabout and follow signs for A8 westbound.

This traffic management is required for installation of traffic monitoring systems, landscaping, white lining and cyclic works.