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  • Incident - M74 J3a (Daldowie) - J4 slip (Jct with M73) - Queue (5m E of Airdrie, N/a)


    3 lanes restricted Southbound indefinitely

    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 17:10
    Map location: 55.8352,-4.1096

  • Roadworks - Roadworks 4.4mi from Glasgow. (4.4m NE of Glasgow, N/a)


    Caution roadworks - Start Date: Friday, 29 August 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 00:00

    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 06:10
    Map location: 55.8345,-4.1366

  • Incident - M74 J1 (Kingston E) - J1a (Polmadie Road) - Queue (0.49m N of Glasgow, N/a)


    3 lanes restricted Northbound indefinitely

    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 08:00
    Map location: 55.8404,-4.2509

  • Roadworks - Roadworks 7.79mi from Lanark. (7.79m E of Lanark, N/a)


    Caution roadworks - Start Date: Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - 00:00

    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 16:10
    Map location: 55.5373,-3.7878

  • Roadworks - Roadworks 4.4mi from Glasgow. (4.4m NE of Glasgow, N/a)


    Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 01 September 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - 00:00

    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 06:10
    Map location: 55.8345,-4.1366

  • Incident - M74 J4 Sth (Maryville) - J5 (Raith) - Pedestrian (2.48m NE of Motherwell, N/a)


    All lanes restricted in both directions for up to 15 minutes

    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 04:20
    Map location: 55.8028,-4.0536

  • Incident - M74 J1 Kingston - Seaward St to centre of junction - Queue (1.59m E of Glasgow, N/a)


    3 lanes restricted Northbound indefinitely

    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 17:30
    Map location: 55.8496,-4.279

  • Incident - M74 Start of M74 - J1 Kingston - Queue (1.9m E of Glasgow, N/a)


    4 lanes restricted Northbound indefinitely

    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 18:50
    Map location: 55.8499,-4.289

  • Incident - M74 J1a (Polmadie Road Junction) - Queue (0.45m NE of Glasgow, N/a)


    3 lanes restricted Northbound indefinitely

    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 08:50
    Map location: 55.838,-4.2418

  • Incident - M74 J3a (Daldowie) - J4 slip (Jct with M73) - Queue (5.17m E of East Kilbride, N/a)


    3 lanes restricted Southbound indefinitely

    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 17:00
    Map location: 55.8358,-4.1156

  • Incident - M74 J2a Fullarton Rd South - Slip Off - Queue (2.91m W of Glasgow, N/a)


    1 lane restricted Southbound indefinitely

    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 17:10
    Map location: 55.8364,-4.1752

  • Incident - M74 J1 (Kingston E) - J1a (Polmadie Road) - Accident (0.64m N of Glasgow, N/a)


    2 lanes closed Southbound. Motorists are advised to use caution on approach to locus.

    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 09:40
    Map location: 55.8422,-4.2542

Motorway/Road Information

Motorway
M74
Description
Linking Glasgow (Pollokshields) to the A74(M) at Abington.
Counties
Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire
Length
1991 present 
Existed Since
Constructed 19911999 
Completed
Major junctions 

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M74 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.2 FMClassic FM (Douglas)
100.9 FMClassic FM (Selkirk)
101.3 FMClassic FM (Darvel)
102.4 FMEnergy FM (Douglas)
103.1 FMRadio Borders (Peebles)
103.5-104.9 FMBBC Radio nan Gaidheal (National)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

Primary Destinations on the M74

M74 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M74, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M74 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M74, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the M74 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

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