May 5, 2023

  • Work to take place from Friday 12 May for 21 days
  • Continuous slip road closures required for safety, 12 May at 20:00 to 14 May at 22:00
  • Verge works along the slip road until 2 June


Scottish Power Energy Networks are to undertake essential works to modernise utility apparatus serving the local community around the Haggs and Banknock areas.

To keep utility workers, as well as road users safe, the M80 northbound slip roads at Junction 7 Haggs will be closed from 20:00 on Friday 12 May until 22:00 on Sunday 14 May. Signed diversions will be in place throughout the works.

From Monday 15 May Scottish Power Energy Networks will continue their works along the M80 northbound on slip at Junction 7 Haggs which are set to take up to three weeks to complete. There will be no traffic restrictions throughout this phase of the works.

Provisional dates for these closures are listed in the table below. It should be noted that these dates are subject to change in the event of adverse weather or operational requirements:


Dates Location Type of closure Diversion
12 May at 20:00hrs




14 May at 22:00hrs

M80 northbound J7 Haggs off slip closure.




M80 northbound J7 Haggs on slip closure.


Continuous slip road closures. M80 northbound J7 Haggs off slip closure diversion: M80 N/B – M876 N/B – M876 N/B J1 off slip – M876 S/B J1 on slip – M876 S/B – M80 S/B – M80 S/B J7 off slip – end.


M80 northbound J7 Haggs on slip closure diversion: A803 – M80 S/B J7 on slip – M80 S/B – M80 S/B J6a off slip – M80 N/B J6a on slip – M80 N/B – end.


Scottish Power Energy Networks would like to thank all road users for their patience while these essential utility works are carried out and encourage motorists to plan their journeys in advance by checking the Traffic Scotland website for up to date journey information.

Real-time journey planning information can be obtained by visiting, twitter @trafficscotland, or the mobile site

The utility works are being carried out by Morrison Energy Services on behalf of Scottish Power Energy Networks.  Works have been planned in consultation with Transport Scotland.