Queensferry Crossing and M8 delays halting motorists

Motorists are facing delays this morning as crashes and heavy traffic impacts drivers across Scotland.

Friday, 26th January 2018, 7:38 am
Updated Friday, 26th January 2018, 4:19 pm
Tarffic queueing on the M90 at the Queensferry Crossing this morning, Picture: Traffic Scotland

Traffic in Fife is at a standstill on the approach to the Queensferry Crossing - with queues back to junction 1.

Motorists on the M8 heading towards Edinburgh are also facing holdups this morning between junction 4 at Whitburn and junction 1 at Hermiston Gait.

There are also reports of delays on the Edinburgh City bypass westbound at Dreghorn and eastbound between Hermiston Gait and Baberton.

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The A8 has been closed to eastbound traffic by police from the Woodhall roundabout to Langbank following a crash - with traffic building up in the area.

The A876 Clackmannanshire Bridge is partially closed southbound due to a broke down vehicle - with police also at the scene.

There are also reports of heavy traffic on the M90 southbound, on the approach to the Queensferry Crossing, near junction 2 - with delays up to 15 minutes expected westbound on the A720 between Straiton and Lasswade.

ScotRail is also dealing with a signal fault near Springburn which is affecting services from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamstown and the Dumbarton to Cumbernauld line.