SECTIONS of the M8 motorway are to be closed to carry out essential maintenance.

Works will be completed on the M8 Eastbound at Junction 13 (Glasgow) in two phases.

Phase One will take place from Sunday, April 24 until Friday, April 29.

Phase Two will take place from Tuesday, May 3 until Saturday, May 7.

Maintenance will take place each night between 8pm and 6am. 

The M8 eastbound carriageway between the Junction 13 slip roads will be closed. 

Traffic will be diverted from the M8 via the Junction 13 eastbound off-slip to follow the M80 northbound, before exiting at Junction 2 to join the M80 southbound.

Vehicles will exit at Junction 1 and re-join the M8 Eastbound at the junction 13 on-slip. 

The M8 Junction 15 slip roads will also be closed.

Traffic will be diverted via the A8, join the A80, follow Provan Road and re-join the M8 at the Junction 13 on-slip. 

Emergency service vehicles will continue to have access throughout these works. 

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