Road Closures

Road Closures

Pedal for Scotland is Scotland’s largest cycling event of the year – a mass participation bike ride for around 10,000 people who will be cycling from Glasgow Green to Edinburgh on a 50 mile route that raises substantial funds for charity.

Each and every year we aim to make the experience not only more enjoyable for those taking part, but also a safer one for everyone in and around the route on the day.

We are pleased to announce that this year’s Pedal for Scotland event will take place on Sunday 11 September 2016. Pedal for Scotland is the country’s largest cycling event and, as well as helping people get active, has raised millions for good causes over the past 18 years.

We are working closely with Local Authorities and Police Scotland to ensure we keep the disruption to your community to a minimum – and with blue light services to ensure that they can continue to operate a business as usual service on event day.

Learning from the experience of past events of this type we are working hard to enable as much access as is feasibly possible throughout the day. If you require vehicle access on the day we recommend parking your vehicle in a nearby road that is not affected by the route.

You can stay up-to-date with the event’s planning progress (and any changes in the impact on your neighbourhood) by visiting www.pedalforscotland.org. If you have any immediate concerns or event day requirements, please do get in touch with us via info@pedalforscotland.org.

We would like to thank you in advance for your understanding and support – and to apologise for any inconvenience that you may experience on event day.

Frequently Asked questions


Emergency Access Along the Route

Emergency services such as Police Scotland, Scottish Ambulance Service, Scottish Fire and Rescue and all impacted local authority emergency personnel have been informed of plans and are briefed on the event.  As such, any emergencies will be treated in the usual manner, so if you require the emergency services, please call 999.  Any access required for emergency vehicles will be maintained and prioritised by event staff.

Access On the Day of the Event

There will be stewards, police officers and volunteers positioned along the route.  If you require assistance on the day that is not a 999 emergency please ask event staff to help.  In addition, there will be signs on and around the route indicating diversions for traffic.

Public Transport Info for Winchburgh and Kirkliston

Please find shuttle timetable at the following link for 11 September 2016:

Download timetable here.


Train information for Linlithgow

Due to engineering works, replacement bus services will be operating for some train services in the Central Belt until after 11.00hrs. Due to the Pedal for Scotland road closures the replacement bus is unable to call at Linlithgow station. Alternative transport will be available for customers at Linlithgow station to take them to Polmont to pick up the replacement bus services. Alternative transport direct to Edinburgh will be available for customers with onward connections. For further information on ScotRail’s replacement buses, please visit the ScotRail website or contact them directly.

What's happening in Glasgow?

Roads are closed between the hours shown below to ensure the safety of people participating in and stewarding at the event and will be re-opened as soon as it is safe to do so.  Wherever possible, we will re-open the roads earlier than the times shown, but cannot guarantee that this will happen.

Diversion routes will be in place on the day with local access points at key locations along the route to allow vehicles to cross at dedicated safe managed points. These are also detailed below. Please check with your local bus operator for any changes to public transport service and routes on the day

Road Closures
ROAD NAME SECTION FULL / HALF CLOSURE CLOSURE TIMINGS
Saltmarket Crown Street/ Clyde Street Junction – High Street Full Closure 05:00 – 10:15
A8 – High Street Saltmarket – George Street/ Duke Street Junction Full Closure 05:00 – 10:15
Duke Street High Street – Duke Street Station Full Closure 05:00 – 10:30
B763 Duke Street Station – Cumbernauld Road Full Closure 05:00 – 11:00
Cumbernauld Road B763 – Edinburgh Road (A8) Full Closure 05:00 – 11:00
Edinburgh Road (A8) Cumbernauld Rd (A80) – Coatbridge Road Eastbound Closure Only 05:00 – 11:30
Coatbridge Road (A89) Edinburgh Road (A8) – Langmuir Road Eastbound Closure Only 05:00 – 11:30
Local Access
ROAD NAME DESCRIPTION
Duke Street Car Park Vehicles will be able to turn left from Hunter Street to travel westbound along Duke Street to access Duke Street Car Park. Vehicles will then be able to turn left out of Duke Street Car Park to travel westbound on Duke Street before turning left onto Havannah Street.
Stepps Road Vehicles travelling on the westbound carriageway of the Edinburgh Rd (A8) will be able to turn north to cross the event route, with southbound traffic from Stepps Road being able to cross the event route to join the Edinburgh Rd (A8) westbound or continue south onto Springboig Rd.

N.B. These timings are subject to change with roads only being re-opened when safe to do so.

GLASGOW V2

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What's happening in North Lanarkshire (Coatbridge, Glenmavis)?

Roads are closed between the hours shown below to ensure the safety of people participating in and stewarding at the event and will be re-opened as soon as it is safe to do so.  Wherever possible, we will re-open the roads earlier than the times shown, but cannot guarantee that this will happen.

Diversion routes will be in place on the day with local access points at key locations along the route to allow vehicles to cross at dedicated safe managed points. These are also detailed below. Please check with your local bus operator for any changes to public transport service and routes on the day.

Road Closures
ROAD NAME SECTION FULL / HALF CLOSURE CLOSURE TIMINGS
Coatbridge Road A89, Coatbridge Road – Gartcosh Road Roundabout Full Closure 05:30 – 11:30
A752, Gartcosh Road / Cuihill Road / Gartcosh Road Gartcosh Road Roundabout – Townhead Road Full Closure 05:30 – 11:30
Townhead Road Gartcosh Road – Lomond Road / Blair Road Roundabout Full Closure 05:00 – 11:30
Gartsherrie Road Lomond Road / Blair Road Roundabout – Russell Colt Street Full Closure 05:00 – 12:00
Russell Colt Street Russell Colt Street Full Closure 05:00 – 12:00
B803 – Burnbank Street / Waverley Street / Coatbridge Road Coltswood Road / Raebog Road / Condorrat Road Roundabout – B802 Full Closure 05:30 – 12:00
B802 – Condorrat Road B803 – Brackenhirst Road Full Closure 05:30 – 12:30
Brackenhirst Road B802 – A73 Stirling Road Full Closure 05:30 – 13:00
A73 – Stirling Road Brackenhirst Road – Blackbog Road Northbound Lane Closure Only 05:30 – 13:00
B8039 Bridge over A73 Full Closure 05:30 – 13:00
B8039 – Stirling Road A73 – Hulks Road Full Closure 05:30 – 13:00
Hulks Road B8039 Stirling Road – B803 Greengairs Road Full Closure 05:30 – 13:00
B803 – Greengairs Road Hulks Road – North Lanarkshire Council/ Falkirk Council Boundary Full Closure 05:30 – 13:00
Local Access
AREA DESCRIPTION
Coatbridge Vehicles can cross the route in a North / South movement at the roundabout between Lomond Rd and Blair Rd on temporary traffic lights
Coatbridge Vehicles can cross the route in a North / South movement at the roundabout between Coltswood Rd and Dunbeth Rd on temporary traffic lights
*A73 A North / South movement is still available on the A73 via traffic controlled signalling

N.B. These timings are subject to change with roads only being re-opened when safe to do so.

NORTH LANARKSHIRE

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What's happening in Falkirk (Slamannan, Avonbridge, California, Maddiston, Whitecross)?

Roads are closed between the hours shown below to ensure the safety of people participating in and stewarding at the event and will be re-opened as soon as it is safe to do so.  Wherever possible, we will re-open the roads earlier than the times shown, but cannot guarantee that this will happen.

Diversion routes will be in place on the day with local access points at key locations along the route to allow vehicles to cross at dedicated safe managed points. These are also detailed below. Please check with your local bus operator for any changes to public transport service and routes on the day.

Road Closures
ROAD NAME SECTION FULL / HALF CLOSURE CLOSURE TIMINGS
B803 – Bank Street Bank Street – Main Street Full Closure 06:00 – 13:30
High Street, Slamannan Main Street – Station Road Full Closure 06:00 – 13:30
Avonbridge Road – B8022 Station Road – B825 Full Closure 06:00 – 14:00
B825 B8022 – B8028 Falkirk Road Full Closure 06:00 – 14:00
B8028 Falkirk Road Slamannan Road (B825) – Boxton Road Northbound Closure Only 06:00 – 14:00
B8028 Blackbraes Road Boxton Road – Princes Street Full Closure 06:00 – 14:00
Princes Street B8028 – California Road Full Closure 06:00 – 14:00
California Road Princes Street – Main Road (B805) Full Closure 06:00 – 14:30
Main Road (B805) California Road – Chrisella Terrace Full Closure 06:00 – 14:30
Chrisella Terrace / Murray Cresent / Almond Terrace B805 Main Road – Haining Road / Station Road Junction Full Closure 06:00 – 14:30
Station Road Almond Terrace – B825 Full Closure 06:00 – 14:30
B825 Station Road – A803 Main Street Full Closure 06:00 – 15:00
Local Access
AREA DESCRIPTION
Slamannan A North / South crossing is available between the B803, Main St and the B8022, Station Rd
Avonbridge A Northbound movement is available along the B8028, Main St / Falkirk Rd up to the B825, Standburn Rd where vehicles can turn right
Maddiston A801 unaffected north and south as the route passes underneath on Murray Crescent/Vellore Rd

N.B. These timings are subject to change with roads only being re-opened when safe to do so. FALKIRK

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What's happening in West Lothian (Linlithgow, Winchburgh)?

Roads are closed between the hours shown below to ensure the safety of people participating in and stewarding at the event and will be re-opened as soon as it is safe to do so.  Wherever possible, we will re-open the roads earlier than the times shown, but cannot guarantee that this will happen.

Diversion routes will be in place on the day with local access points at key locations along the route to allow vehicles to cross at dedicated safe managed points. These are also detailed below.

Due to the road closures there will be a disruption to the usual bus services. There will however be alternative services that will connect with the usual bus services. Please check the website for further information.

Road Closures
ROAD NAME SECTION FULL / HALF CLOSURE CLOSURE TIMINGS
A803 – Main Street B825 – Mill Rd Junction Full Closure 06:00 – 15:30
A803 – Main Street / Falkirk Road Mill Rd – Mains Road Eastbound Closure Only 05:30 – 15:30
A803 – High Street Mains Road – Kirkgate Eastbound Closure Only 05:30 – 15:30
A803 – High Street Kirkgate – Blackness Roundabout Eastbound Closure Only 05:30 – 15:30
Blackness Road Low Port Centre – High Port Eastbound Closure Only 05:30 – 15:30
B9080 – Back Station Road / Edinburgh Road High Port – B8046 Full Closure 06:00 – 15:30
B9080 B8046 – B8020 Beatlie Road Eastbound Closure Only 06:00 – 15:30
B9080 B8020 Beatlie Road – Council Boundary Full Closure 06:00 – 15:30
Local Access
AREA DESCRIPTION
Linlithgow A North / South crossing is available across Main St at Mill Rd
Linlithgow A Westbound movement is available along the A803, Main St / Falkirk Rd / High St from Blackness Rd through to Mill Rd
Linlithgow Westbound access in and out of Sainsbury’s Supermarket will be available via traffic signals
Linlithgow Westbound access in to and out of The Vennel car park via The Cross will be available
Linlithgow Access from Back Station Rd, down High Port and westbound along the High St will be available
Three Mile Town A North / South crossing is available across the B9080 via the B8046, Ecclesmachan Rd
Winchburgh A Eastbound movement along the Westbound carriageway of the B9080 is available from Devon Lane to Millgate
Winchburgh A Westbound movement along the B9080 is available from Castle Rd to Niddry Rd.

N.B. These timings are subject to change with roads only being re-opened when safe to do so.

WEST LOTHIAN

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What's happening in Edinburgh (Kirkliston)?

Roads are closed between the hours shown below to ensure the safety of people participating in and stewarding at the event and will be re-opened as soon as it is safe to do so.  Wherever possible, we will re-open the roads earlier than the times shown, but cannot guarantee that this will happen.

Diversion routes will be in place on the day with local access points at key locations along the route to allow vehicles to cross at dedicated safe managed points. These are also detailed below.

Due to the road closures there will be a disruption to the usual bus services. There will however be replacement services in Kirkliston that will connect with the usual bus services. Please check your local bus stop or the Pedal for Scotland website closer to the event for further information.

Road Closures
ROAD NAME SECTION FULL / HALF CLOSURE CLOSURE TIMINGS
Stirling Road / Main Street Kirklands Park Street – B800 Eastbound Closure Only 06:00 – 16:30
B800 Station Road / Path Brae / New Liston Road B800 / Main Street Crossroads – Lochend Road Southbound Closure Only 06:00 – 16:30
Lochend Road B800 – Royal Highland Showground Full Closure 06:00 – 16:30
Local Access
AREA DESCRIPTION
Kirkliston The Bus Gate on Eilston Rd will be open to all traffic and allows access to/from B800.
Kirkliston A westbound movement is available along Main St from the B800, Station Rd crossing through to Kirklands Park St
Kirkliston Vehicles will be able to cross the roundabout to travel up Kirklands Park Street
Kirkliston A vehicle crossing point will be available at the crossroads of Main St and Station Rd. All directions apart from Southbound along Station Rd will be possible.

 

EDINBURGH

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