Appeal after bridge struck on M8 near Bishopton causing temporary closure Appeal after bridge struck on M8 near Bishopton causing temporary closure
Police Scotland have made an appeal for information after an overbridge was struck on the M8 and debris was spread over the road, causing... Appeal after bridge struck on M8 near Bishopton causing temporary closure

Police Scotland have made an appeal for information after an overbridge was struck on the M8 and debris was spread over the road, causing it to close.

Road Policing Officers attended and the motorway yesterday afternoon and the bridge were closed with a number of local diversions put in place near junction 29a at Bishopton

Engineers attended and assessed the damaged bridge and around 7pm, the restrictions were lifted and the roads re-opened.

Sergeant Craig Beaver of Glasgow Road Policing Unit, said: “We are working to establish what has caused this damage to the bridge, and we are looking at the possibility that a heavy goods vehicle may have struck the underside of the bridge this afternoon.

“At this time I am appealing to anyone who witnessed any incident take place to contact us as soon as possible.

“Anyone with information should contact Glasgow Road Policing Unit based at Govan through 101 quoting incident number 2085 of 30th July.”

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