M80 Northbound J2 Robroyston resurfacing begins Monday 29th May
Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland will carry out overnight resurfacing of the M80 Northbound carriageway at Junction 2 between Monday 29th May and Tuesday 6th June.
The £351k project will address potholes and structural cracking on a 1.4kilometre stretch of the motorway in the Robroyston area.
Rajan Singh, Scotland TranServ Assistant Engineer said:
“This project will help to address issues with potholes and structural cracking on one of Scotland’s busiest commuter routes, connecting communities in East Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, Falkirk and Stirlingshire with Glasgow; this is an important road and to minimise disruption to road users we’re working overnight to deliver tangible benefits to around 25,000 drivers every day.
“Following consultation with a number of authorities and Police Scotland, the project has been specifically scheduled ahead of the main tourism season, as the M80 is also a main thoroughfare for visitors to Scotland heading for Perthshire and the Highlands from a base in the city, and directly from Glasgow Airport.”
In order to carry out the project as quickly and safely as possible it will be necessary to implement temporary traffic management between 8pm and 6am, each night from Monday 29th May until Tuesday morning 6th of June. A two phased diversion route will be implemented in order to divert traffic around different stages of the resurfacing work.
These diversions include:
For the first 4 nights of the works
Northbound traffic will be diverted from M8 junction 12 to the A80 then the B765. Traffic will continue on the B765 and take the last exit at the Robroyston retail park roundabout onto the M80 link road before re-joining the M80 Northbound carriageway at junction 2.
Followed 4 night closures
Shorter diversion route which will take Northbound traffic off at the slip within the scheme extents and back on at the same junction beyond the end of the scheme extents.
The M80 road surface improvement project is one of a number of schemes being scheduled by Scotland TranServ to deliver long-term benefits to commuters, freight traffic and tourists heading across the region.
Andy Fraser, Scotland TranServ’s Operating Company Representative added:
“The M80 is one of Scotland’s most important economic arteries, with thriving communities, large employers and tourist attractions along the route. That is why we have programmed this significant project to be delivered with maximum efficiency and minimal disruption. Across South West Scotland, we’re working on behalf of Transport Scotland to prioritise such road maintenance issues and deliver a programme of improvements as quickly, efficiently and safely as we possibly can.”