Having started on February 19, the works are expected to run until March 3, the first week seeing the northbound carriageway
shut between 8pm and 6am, with the southbound lanes shut for the same amount of time during the second week.
It will see a full closure of the carriageway
between the J24 off slip and J24 on slip road between the hours of 8pm and 6am.
Police took the decision to leave one lane on the southbound carriageway
shut as a precaution, but it was reopened at about 8.
the construction of 4 bridges to carry the R-80 carriageway
over minor roads, 2 bridges carrying minor
Work started on September 5 and was due to be completed by the end of October, but the contraflow which is currently on the southbound carriageway
will be removed this weekend.
The following options have been identified: Morpeth to Felton Orange route Upgrade the existing road to dual carriageway
, either widening to the east, or the west, depending on the local features that need to considered or avoided.
2 miles of new carriageway
built to the west of the existing route between Elsnook Plantation and Shipperton Burn.
And also on Monday the westbound side of the carriageway
will be closed at junction 29 at Lofthouse.
Clive Fitzpatrick, 44, denied a charge of dangerous driving, claiming the signs were inadequate and he had not realised he was on a dual carriageway
That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road, being the circulatory carriageway
of the Baillieston Interchange roundabout, a distance of 800 metres or thereby.
There will be temporary overnight closures of the M6 southbound carriageway
between Junction 24 for Ashtonin-Makerfield and Junction 23 for Newton-le-Willows.
The driver was arrested when patrols stopped the HGV travelling the wrong way on the northbound carriageway
between Junction 5 for Wall in Staffordshire and Junction 6 for Brownhills.
The first part of the project, a 120-km-long work to build the existing single carriageway
into a four-lane dual carriageway
, was bagged by UAE-based Ghantoot Transport and General Contracting, while the second part for the same distance was awarded to Consolidated Contractors Company.
Summary: A police investigation is under way after a dead body was discovered on a busy dual carriageway
Ni concentration determined in 16 km next to the carriageway