A8 WB COATBRIDGE RD APPROACH TO SWINTON, TOTAL WEEKEND & WEEKDAY LANE CLOSURES - 9 NOVEMBER 2019 FOR 4 WEEKS

21 October 2019

A8 WB COATBRIDGE SWINTON, 4 WEEKEND CLOSURES & WEEKDAY LANE CLOSURES

A8 WESTBOUND COATBRIDGE ROAD – BETWEEN BARGEDDIE & SWINTON ROUNDABOUTS, TOTAL WEEKEND CLOSURES & WEEKDAY LANE CLOSURES FOR FOUR WEEKS FROM SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2019.

The A8 westbound, Coatbridge Road between the new Bargeddie roundabout and Swinton roundabout will be closed for four consecutive weekends on the following times and dates:

• 6am Saturday 9 November until 6am Monday 11 November 2019
• 8pm Friday 15 November until 6am 18 November 2019 - Total Closure Cancelled – route will be reduced to a single lane the whole weekend.
• 8pm Friday 22 November until 6am 25 November 2019
• 8pm Friday 29 November until 6am 2 December 2019 

As a result the following slip road will be closed:

M8 westbound Junction 8 Baillieston on-slip road

In addition, the A8 westbound Coatbridge Road between the new Bargeddie roundabout and Swinton roundabout will be reduced to a single lane every weekday from the following times and dates:


• 6am Monday 11 November until 8pm Friday 15 November 2019
• 6am Monday 18 November until 8pm Friday 22 November 2019
• 6am Monday 25 November until 8pm Friday 29 November 2019


The M8 westbound Junction 8 Baillieston on-slip will remain open during weekdays.


A signed diversion route for the weekend closures will be in place as follows:


For the A8 westbound total closures at weekends via A8 eastbound and continue to A8 eastbound Eurocentral Junction off-slip, take 3rd exit on roundabout and cross overbridge, take 4th exit on roundabout for M8 westbound Junction 7 Eurocentral on-slip and continue M8 westbound towards Glasgow.


For Non-motorway traffic via A89 eastbound Coatbridge Road Bargeddie, A752 Gartcosh Road (north), A752 Cuilhill Road, A752 Gartcosh Road, Lochend Road (west), Westerhouse Road (west), Bartiebeith Road, A8 Edinburgh Road (east) to Swinton roundabout.

This traffic management is required for bridge joint works on the A8 westbound between the new Bargeddie and Swinton roundabouts.