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Urgent warning issued ahead of TRNSMT 2024 in Glasgow

The music[1] event will take place between Friday, July 12 and Sunday, July 14 at Glasgow Green in the city.
Musicians set to perform include Gerry Cinnamon, Calvin Harris, Liam Gallagher, and many more.
However, ahead of it, Traffic Scotland[2] has sa…

Urgent warning as parts of busy Scots motorway to close for two weeks from TOMORROW

A SECTION of a major Scots motorway is set to close overnight for two weeks.

The M8 in Glasgow[1] is expected to undergo essential repairs beginning tomorrow.

Drivers on the M8 will have to follow a diversion

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Drivers on the M8 will have to follow a diversionCredit: Tom Farmer

The motorway continues to undergo repair work that has been ongoing since March.

Amey, on behalf of Transport Scotland confirmed they will carry out boundary fence and central reservation repairs at the junction 15 off slip to Castle Street.

The work is due to continue until April 29 from 8pm until 6am every weeknight.

A signed diversion will be in place for road users.

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Closures are happening in phases until May 24 from 10pm to 6am.

These closures occur from Sunday to Friday overnight across several weeks.

Bonkers moment lad spotted using SCOOTER on M8

And diversions will be in place across the closures.

Drivers are being urged to plan their journeys if travelling and note the work is weather dependent and could be cancelled if weather conditions worsen.

And motorists who enter the LEZ are being urged to follow the diversion route at all times.

If they deviate from the route they may be issued with a penalty charge notice from Glasgow City Council.

Information on when the road will be closed and where the diversions will be can be found here[2].

References

  1. ^ Glasgow (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  2. ^ here (www.traffic.gov.scot)

Moment road rage brawl halts traffic on busy Scots motorway

WATCH as Glasgow’s Kingston Bridge is brought to a standstill after two drivers got out their vehicles and started a RAMMY on the middle of the busy motorway.

Traffic[1] ground to a halt this afternoon after the two fighters – thought to be women[2] – began punching lumps out of each other on the busy eastbound M8 slip road as shocked motorists looked on.

The pair were filmed rolling around the motorway fighting

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The pair were filmed rolling around the motorway fighting
She grabs another woman by the head

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She grabs another woman by the head
The had to be split up by another driver

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The had to be split up by another driver

It is understood the road rage[3] fight started between a Porsche[4] driver and Fiesta driver after one cut the other one up.

A Porsche is seen parked up blocking traffic across the outside lane with a lorry packed up beside it as the pair dangerously roll about road on one of the busiest urban bridges in Europe[5].

In bizarre video footage one woman wearing a purple top is seen dragging another woman by the hair[6], who then getting on top of her and starts rapidly beating her with her fists.

The pair roll around two lane road in front of an HGV which was forced to stop.

car[7] and split the pair apart, reports the Daily Record[8].

The Fiesta driver is understood to have got back in the car and drove off.

Video[9] of the fight has circulated on social media[10] since the incident took place this morning[11].

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Police[12] Scotland confirmed they had received a report of two individuals fighting on the Kingston Bridge at around 11.10am this morning.

Cops[13] said they attended but were no trace and there were no further reports.

It’s not the first time people have risked their life pulling daft stunts on the M8.

It comes after a man was spotted running into oncoming traffic[14] on a busy Scots motorway.

And a oblivious cyclist was clocked pedalling over the bridge[15] in December.

References

  1. ^ Traffic (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  2. ^ women (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  3. ^ road rage (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  4. ^ Porsche (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  5. ^ Europe (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  6. ^ hair (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  7. ^ car (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  8. ^ Daily Record (www.dailyrecord.co.uk)
  9. ^ Video (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  10. ^ social media (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  11. ^ this morning (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  12. ^ Police (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  13. ^ Cops (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  14. ^ a man was spotted running into oncoming traffic (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)
  15. ^ oblivious cyclist was clocked pedalling over the bridge (www.thescottishsun.co.uk)

Urgent warning issued to Scotland fans travelling to Hampden

Traffic Scotland has advised football fans to ‘plan ahead’ as delays are expected on the M8, M77, and M74 motorways.
The road firm says delays are also expected on local routes leading to and from the stadium.
The match is set to take place at Hampden …