Resurfacing M8 Commonside – Scotland Transerv

Resurfacing M8 Commonside

As part of Transport Scotland’s strategic trunk road management programme, Scotland TranServ will resurface 0.9km of the M8 Eastbound at Commonside between Junction 30 (Erskine) and Junction 29 (St James Interchange).

In order to protect the safety of our workers and the travelling public, and to keep disruption to a minimum where possible, it will be necessary to implement a weekend contraflow system.

Anthony Chambers, Scotland TranServ’s lead designer on the project said:

“In consultation with local authorities, emergency services and a number of key stakeholders, Scotland TranServ has been carefully planning this £332k programme of work. This is an important stretch of Scotland’s busiest motorway, and therefore it is essential that we work to reduce disruption for commuters, local businesses and freight traffic.

“It is also important that we plan around not only the peak holiday season, but that we take other significant works and utility schemes into consideration in the planning of our projects. These important works are in addition to a brace of resurfacing schemes between Junctions 29 and 30 completed earlier in the year.”

The contraflow traffic management programme will be implemented during the following times:

  • 8pm Friday 26th to 6am Monday 29th April

Drivers are advised to seek alternative travel arrangements over this weekend, with traffic modelling specialists forecasting significant delays throughout. Live trunk road information is available on or by following @trafficscotland on Twitter. Further project details are available on the Scotland TranServ website.