M73 Junction 2 Baillieston and Junction 3 Mollinsburn (northbound and southbound)

20 June 2022

NEWS RELEASE

Overnight closures of M73 northbound and southbound carriageways between Junction 2 Baillieston & Junction 3 Mollinsburn

Road users are advised that the M73 northbound and southbound carriageways between Junction 2 Baillieston and Junction 3 Mollinsburn will be closed overnight on weekdays over a four-week period, commencing Monday 04 July 2022 for essential carriageway resurfacing works.

The works are planned to be undertaken in two phases as follows:

Phase 1 – The M73 southbound carriageway between Junction 3 Mollinsburn and Junction 2 Baillieston will be closed overnight for 10 nights, from 8pm to 6am, for the following dates:

  • Monday 04 July to Friday 08 July (5 nights)
  • Monday 11 July to Thursday 14 July (4 nights)
  • Tuesday 19 July (1 night)

As a result, the following slip roads and link road will also be closed:

  • M80 southbound link road to M73 southbound at Junction 4 Mollinsburn
  • M73 southbound Junction 3 Mollinsburn off slip road
  • M73 southbound Junction 3 Mollinsburn on slip road
  • M73 southbound Junction 2A Gartcosh off slip road
  • M73 southbound Junction 2A Gartcosh on slip road
  • M73 southbound Junction 2 Baillieston off slip road to Baillieston Roundabout

Phase 2 – The M73 northbound carriageway between Junction 2 Baillieston and Junction 3 Mollinsburn will be closed overnight for 5 nights, from 8pm to 6am, for the following dates:

  • Wednesday 20 July to Friday 22 July (3 nights)
  • Monday 25 July and Tuesday 26 July 2022 (2 nights)

As a result, the following slip roads and link road will also be closed:

  • M73 northbound Junction 2 Baillieston on slip road from Baillieston roundabout
  • M73 northbound Junction 2A Gartcosh off slip road
  • M73 northbound Junction 2A Gartcosh on slip road
  • M73 northbound Junction 3 Mollinsburn off slip road to Cumbernauld Road (A80)

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

Signed diversion routes will be in place.

The 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, Amey, North Lanarkshire Council, BEAR Scotland and Glasgow City 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