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M8 bridge works completed quickly

13/05/2013

The refurbishment of three bridges over the M8 has been completed ahead of schedule.

Balfour Beatty demolishes bridge over M8

11/07/2013

Balfour Beatty has completed the demolition of a bridge over the M8 allowing the new Heartlands junction to be completed.

Motorway improvements project on the road to completion

20/08/2013

Transport Scotland has announced its preferred bidder for the central Scotland motorway network project. 

M8 improvement scheme to start soon

27/12/2013

Work on a £415 million scheme to improve the M8 in Scotland is expected to get under way soon.

Major resurfacing carried out on M8 in Scotland

20/05/2014

A road construction vehicle known as Paisley’s Flaming Dragon has been used to carry out major resurfacing work on the M8 Whitecart Viaduct in Scotland.

Work on major Scottish trunk roads to get underway

11/03/2015

A £500 million project to improve major trunk roads in Scotland has reached a major milestone.

£56m boost for local suppliers on Scottish motorway scheme

14/09/2015

More than £56m of work has been placed with local Scottish subcontractors so far on the M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project.

LED switchover for lights on M8 in Scotland

08/03/2016

More than 100 lamps on the M8 in Scotland will be switched to LED lighting.

Video shows giant bridge beam lift

03/06/2016

Video shows the construction of the largest single span bridge being built as part of the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project in Scotland.

Video shows A8 bridge demolition

24/08/2016

A timelapse video that shows the demolition a bridge on the A8 has been released by Transport Scotland.

Sturgeon officially opens £500m central Scotland motorway project

17/08/2017

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project, which the Scottish Government says is saving motorists up

M8 Charing Cross tunnel to become 'icephobic'

15/08/2019

Scotland TranServ will install a new 'icephobic' coating on the M8 Charing Cross tunnel to help tackle the potential for icicles in extreme weather.

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