Section of busy Glasgow motorway to close for overnight works

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A section of the M8 in Glasgow will be closed overnight for resurfacing works.
A section of the M8 in Glasgow will be closed overnight for resurfacing works.

MOTORISTS in Glasgow are being warned that a busy motorway will be closed overnight to allow for resurfacing works.

The M8 eastbound carriageway between Junction 11 Stepps and Junction 8 Baillieston Interchange is due to close for resurfacing and maintenance works.

The stretch of motorway will be shut from 8pm to 6am, from Wednesday, August 10, for three consecutive nights.

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The road will reopen at 6am each morning.

As a result of the carriageway closure, the following link and slip roads will also be closed:

  • M8 eastbound Junction 11 Stepps on slip road

  • M8 eastbound Junction 10 Easterhouse (Glasgow Fort) off slip road

  • M8 eastbound Junction 10 Easterhouse (Glasgow Fort) on slip road

  • M8 eastbound Junction 9 Springhill/Easterhouse off slip road

  • M8 eastbound Junction 8 Baillieston off slip for A8 Coatbridge & A89

  • M8 eastbound Junction 8 Baillieston Link Road to M73 southbound (High Loop) for M74 & Carlisle Signed diversion routes will be in place.

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