If you are going to Methil to watch us on Saturday or even if you are out and about a weekend closure of M74 north and southbound, from J4 Maryville to J5 Raith is planned from 8pm on Friday 18 November to 6am on Monday 21 November.

Bothwellpark Road Bridge which sits to the north of J5 Raith must be demolished to allow motorway widening as part of the works to upgrade the M74. This is the nal structure to be demolished as part of the project.

This closure will result in signi cant disruption to the M74 north and southbound traf c on approach to the closure, as well as on the surrounding local roads.

Major delays are expected on the diversion routes and road users are advised to avoid the surrounding area or use an alternative mode of transport.

Transport Scotland have released two publications to explain the scope of the closures and diversion routes have been created.

M74 Weekend Closure Summary

M74 Weekend Closure Diversion Routes