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M8 to be closed overnight for resurfacing on 13th April

The M8 will be closed westbound between Junction 4a and Harthill Services from 20:30 until 06:00 on the night of 13 April. This is to allow Transport Scotland’s operating company BEAR Scotland to renew...

M8 closing overnight on two dates this month

Two overnight closures are planned on the M8 between Junctions 2 and 3, to allow Transport Scotland’s operating company, BEAR Scotland, to resurface almost 1.8km of hard shoulder, in a £130,000 project. The closure is...

Major works on M8 at East Whitburn begins on 16 September

MAJOR WORKS ON M8 AT JUNCTION 4 EAST WHITBURN BRIDGES COMMENCE MONDAY 16TH SEPTEMBEREssential concrete repairs, installation of combined drainage, waterproofing, central barrier replacement, joint replacement and carriageway surfacing work will take place on...

Letter from Scotland

If you don’t mind the cool air, this Easter weekend looks like being a cracker. The daffodils are still in their full glory, the whin is turning bright yellow and the birds are singing...

M8 reopens after fatal collision

The first part of the M8 from Hermiston Gait was closed all day today to allow investigations following a fatal collison. Police have confirmed the motorway has now fully reopened  The incident happened around 6.15am on...

Heavy Horse on the M8 decorated with a poppy

The Heavy Horse statue on the M8 at Baillieston is wearing a specially-designed poppy to celebrate the 2012 Scottish Poppy Appeal, organised by veterans’ charity Poppyscotland.At an unveiling event at Glasgow Business Park, Army...

Giant Poppies alert!

Giant red poppies have been painted on the famous grass pyramids at Junction 3a on the M8 motorway to celebrate the 2012 Scottish Poppy Appeal. A team of ground staff from the Scottish Rugby stadium,...

Police seek witnesses to Fatal accident on M8

Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road collision on the M8, West Lothian, in the early hours of this morning.The collision, which involved a Fiat Stilo and a MAN...


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