Tag: A81

Two men critical after A81 crash near Strathblane

Two men are in a critical condition in hospital following a two-car crash on the A81 near Strathblane.

A Vauxhall Astra travelling north was involved in a head-on collision with a Dacia Duster travelling in the opposite direction at 14:10 on Sunday afternoon.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Repair to Ballat Bridge will run until spring next year

Scottish Water have come under fire after it was revealed that works to repair Ballat Bridge will run on until spring next year.

Motorists on the A81 are being warned to expect disruption to continue for another five months.

The work, which started in mid-September, was due to finish at the end of December.

Read it on the Daily Record website.

Road closure at Balfron Station for approximately 3 months

We’re received an update from Scottish Water on their plans for the repair work to the bridge at Balfron Station.

Work will be starting work on bridge repairs on the 18th of September and we will be closing a section of the A81 for approximately 3 months. Road signs will start to appear as of next week preparing road users in the area for the closure.

Roadworks misery as A81 closed through Strathblane

Drivers faced a 12 -mile detour after the A81 Glasgow Road through Strathblane was closed for five days for resurfacing work this week.

The closure meant that anyone wanting to drive from one end of the village to the other had to travel through Milngavie and back.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

Drivers hit by 12-mile road detour

FURIOUS motorists have slammed a road ­closure that takes ­drivers on a 12-mile ­detour.

The A81 Glasgow Road, which runs through Strathblane, on the outskirts of Glasgow, is closed for five days for resurfacing.

But the closure means that anyone wishing to drive from one end of the village to the other must travel through Milngavie and back.

Read it on the Evening Times website.

Witnesses being asked to come forward for accident at Glengoyne Distillery

Central Scotland Police are appealing for information about a car and driver that hit a woman outside Glengoyne Distillery, Dumgoyne, near Killearn.

The incident happened on Sunday, January 6 at around 5.55pm on the A81 Blanesmithy to Blanefield Road.

Read it on the Milngavie Herald website.

 

Police name A81 crash fatality as Andrew Morrison

A 69-year-old man who died following a crash on the A81 in Stirlingshire has been named by police.

Andrew Morrison, from Erskine, died in hospital after the one-vehicle accident on the A81 between Ballat crossroads and Blane Smithy roundabout near Killearn about 08:10 on Wednesday.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Crash victim dies in hospital following A81 crash

A man has died in hospital following a collision on the A81 near Killearn in Stirlingshire.

The 69-year-old man was driving the only vehicle involved in the accident on the A81 between Ballat Crossroads and the Blane Smithy Roundabout just after 08:00.

Read it on the BBC news website.

Thieves steal portable office and toilet in Stirling

Thieves used a large vehicle with a crane to steal a portable toilet and temporary office from a Stirling Council yard.

The items, worth thousands of pounds, were taken from a locked site on the A81 at Dumgoyne.

Read it on the BBC news website.

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