Grangemouth roadworks mean return of banned HGVs

Work to upgrade the M9 Cadgers Brae interchange at Junction 5 mean heavy goods vehicles will temporarily be able to travel on roads they were previously banned from using.

By James Trimble
Friday, 22nd July 2022, 9:07 am
Updated Friday, 22nd July 2022, 9:07 am

Several temporary road closures are proposed to allow the Grangemouth interchange and approach roads to be resurfaced and are scheduled to take place overnight between 8pm and 6am from August 8 to August 19.

A Falkirk Council spokesperson said: “There has been extensive discussion with the contractor to agree timing and phasing of closures with the current proposals identified as causing the least disruption to residents and road users while still maintaining a safe working environment.

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The road closures will mean HGVs will be able to use roads they were previously banned from

"Notification of the temporary road closures will shortly be placed on the Falkirk Council website and social media channels. Unfortunately, due to the need to maintain heavy goods vehicle (HGV) access to and from certain areas of Grangemouth, the existing environmental weight limits on Beancross Road and Bo'ness Road will be temporarily relaxed during some of the closure times.”