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What is the problem on M74?

What is the problem on M74?

There are currently no incidents reported on the M74 south.

Why is M74 closed today?

M74 – Junction 9 Southbound – Closure The M74 Southbound at junction 9 is currently closed due to essential overnight roadworks. Road users are advised to expect longer than normal journey times and use the signed diversion.

Is the A83 open?

The A83 reopened at around 8.40am under convoy control, following the use of the Old Military Road local diversion route as a safety precaution on Sunday night when periods of heavy rainfall continued to pass through the region. The A83 will remain operational during the daytime today.

Why is the M9 closed?

M9 closure: Road closed due to ‘shed load of farm machinery’

Is M8 junction 17 closed?

Published Tuesday 16 March 2021 To ensure the safety of road workers and the travelling public, speed and lane restrictions have been implemented on the M8 for the full extent of these structures, and the associated slip roads at Junctions 16 and Junction 17 will be closed.

Why was the M74 closed yesterday?

A busy stretch of motorway was closed after a lorry overturned in strong winds and blocked the carriageway. The HGV was blown onto its side on the southbound M74 near junction 10 at Lesmahagow in Lanarkshire.

Is the rest and thankful open today?

Daily opening hours at the A83 Rest and Be Thankful have been extended by a further 30 minutes this week as the hours of daylight continue to grow longer. The A83 will now be open from around 8am to 5.15pm each day when weather conditions allow, with all motorists being safely convoyed through the area.

Why is the A83 called the Rest and be thankful?

The section is so named as the climb out of Glen Croe is so long and steep at the end that it was customary for travellers to rest at the top, and be thankful for having reached the highest point.

Is Clyde Tunnel open?

Pedestrian and cycle tunnels Both tunnels are open to pedestrians in both directions. The eastern tunnel is open to cyclists going southbound, and the western tunnel to cyclists going northbound.

What part of the M8 is closed?

The M8 westbound diverge slip road to the A8 will be closed to traffic between junction 6, Newhouse, and junction 7, Eurocentral.

What junction is closed on M8?

As part of the Network Management Contract for the South-West Trunk Road Unit, Amey is undertaking essential overnight investigative work of the area and a full road closure of the M8 westbound Junction 11 off-slip road is required between 8pm and 5am.

Where is Junction 11 on the M74?

3R’s M74 Heat and Power Park is next to the M74 in South Lanarkshire and is accessed via Junction 11 and thereafter the park distributor road.

Where is Junction 9 on the M74?

Junction 9 of the M74 is an unusual junction comprising a single, long and sinuous, southbound exit slip road. It arose from the first southward extension of the M74 in 1986 (see M74 and A74(M) History). This extension was partly an on-line widening of the A74 Blackwood bypass, originally opened in 1963.

Why is the rest and be thankful shut?

The Rest and Be Thankful is notorious for landslides and is often closed when bad weather is forecast to ensure the safety of road users. Work to strengthen the landslide mitigation measures in the area are continuing, with a new roadside debris catch-pit currently being constructed.

Is the A83 a good road?

The A83 is a very scenic road, almost 100 miles long, and it brings you through some of the most beautiful countryside Scotland has to offer. Since much of this scenic road runs along the shores of Loch Fyne, the highest point is reached only ten miles after Tarbet at the famous pass called Rest and Be Thankful.

When was A83 built?

It was finally completed around 1941. All the information in this article was kindly furnished by Mr. Keith A Spencer.

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