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The following traffic incidents and road closures are reported within 25 miles of the M8 motorway:


Motorway Information

Linking Edinburgh to the A8 at Langbank, via Glasgow and Livingston. There is a gap in the motorway between Chapelhall and Bargeddie (south-east and south-west of Coatbridge) where the road is classified as the A8, this section will soon be upgraded to motorway standard.
Edinburgh, West Lothian, North Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Renfrewshire
1965 present 
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Constructed 19651995 
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      Traffic A725 N/a

      Traffic A725 N/a 55.8090934753418,-4.04055452346802

      Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 14 April 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Monday, 28 April 2014 - 00:00

      Reported: 20 April 2014 10:20

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      M8 Weather Report

      Tomorrow's weather (Sunday) in Falkirk will see sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 57°f and a night time temperature of 40°f (13°c/4°c). Wind will be coming in from the ENE, reaching 12mph.

      Tomorrow (Monday) will see sunny intervals , with wind reaching 17 miles per hour from the ENE. Daytime temperatures will reach 60°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 43°f (15°c/6°c).

      Wind from the ENE will reach 14 mph in Falkirk on Tuesday, with sunny in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 59°f, and 43°f overnight (15°c/7°c).

      Wednesday's weather will be cloudy with light rain in Falkirk, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 57°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 57°f (13°c/7°c).

      20 APR
      MAX 57° (13°c)
      MIN 40° (4°c)
      WIND 12mph (ENE)
      21 APR
      MAX 60° (15°c)
      MIN 43° (6°c)
      WIND 17mph (ENE)
      22 APR
      MAX 59° (15°c)
      MIN 45° (7°c)
      WIND 14mph (ENE)
      23 APR
      MAX 57° (13°c)
      MIN 46° (7°c)
      WIND 8mph (ESE)

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