M74 Junction 1A tree cutting – Scotland Transerv

M74 Junction 1A tree cutting

This week Scotland TranServ will remove around 300 self-seeding trees from the verge of the M74 northbound at Junction 1A near Polmadie.

The trees, which have naturally planted, are threatening to impinge nearby overhead railway power lines and it is necessary to remove them for safety reasons.

Drivers using the route to access the south side of the city will see Scotland TranServ cyclic maintenance operatives removing the vegetation during dayshifts. The trees are sufficiently far enough from the off-slip that they can be safely removed without the need for traffic management.

Joe Bryceland, Scotland TranServ’s Delivery Manager said:

“It is necessary that we remove this vegetation before it impinges on rail activities, or becomes a hazard. Our experienced teams will carefully remove the trees and dispose of them environmentally. Our operatives have recently been working on the M8 at St Georges Road to remove vegetation, allowing more light into the area, making it safer for pedestrians.”