City of Glasgow

Blairdardie Road/Great Western Road, Glasgow

Construction Progress at July 2000
Construction Progress at July 2000
Forth and Clyde Canal


This substantial contract was completed in autumn 2000 by Morrison Construction Ltd to Babtie Group designs. A new 700 metre section of canal and a link road have been constructed between Great Western road and Blairdardie. A new bridge carrying Great Western Road over the canal has also been constructed. The infilled locks 31 and 32 have been excavated and restored. A new footbridge has been installed over the canal and Blairdardie Road has been closed.

In addition to the sites listed above, the towpath has been upgraded, access improved, dredging carried out and structural reinstatement work undertaken.

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