A BUSY Glasgow road will be closed to allow overnight maintenance to be carried out.

A section of the M8 motorway will be shut from Monday, May 16 until Friday, May 20, between 11pm and 6am each night.

Essential overnight works will be undertaken on the westbound Woodside Viaducts from Junction 16, Craighall to Junction 19, Anderston.

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The closures will be in place to allow the movement of heavy plant machinery.

There will be a signed diversion route in operation.

Motorists are asked to be cautious in the area.