Sections of a busy motorway will face a series of overnight closures. 

The westbound M8 between Junctions 18 (Charing X) and 16 (Craighall) will be closed from June 23 until August 2 from 10pm until 6am, each night, excluding Friday and Saturday. 

The scheme of forthcoming works is to enable the next phase of works on the M8 Woodside Viaducts between Junctions 16 and 17.

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Signed diversion routes will be as follows: Westbound traffic will exit at M8 Junction 16 onto the westbound Dobbie’s Loan and join Garscube Road. From there, traffic will be directed to West Graham Street to re-join the M8 at Junction 17.

The junction 15 loop on-slip from A803 southbound is also closed. Traffic will be diverted via Castle Street, onto Cathedral Street and join North Hanover Street for Cowcaddens road where traffic will then join the mainline diversion at Cowcaddens X.

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Access for emergency service vehicles will not be maintained throughout these works.

Commuters have been warned to allow extra time for travel.