Renfrewshire Council

Roadworks and closures

Check below for the current and upcoming roadworks in Renfrewshire.

For a list of local road works, visit the Tell Me Scotland website.

For work being carried out by utility companies, visit the Scottish Roadworks Register.

For trunk roads and motorways, visit the Traffic Scotland website.

The roadworks list shown below uses expected start dates, end dates and duration of events that may affect you. However, the information may change due to unforeseen circumstances and because of this cannot be guaranteed.

We appreciate your patience while we carry out works to improve the roads network in Renfrewshire.

Upcoming and current road closures


Road Closure: Bute Crescent, Paisley, from Lismore Drive to Fairway Avenue

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Wednesday 24th June 2020 till Friday 24th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for a new housing development to be constructed.
  • Diversion: Lismore Drive, Bute Crescent, Colonsay Road, Skye Crescent, Fairway Avenue or vice versa.

Road Closure: Iona Drive, Paisley, from Lismore Drive to Staffa Drive

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Wednesday 24th June 2020 till Friday 24th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for a new housing development to be constructed.
  • Diversion: Lismore Drive, Bute Crescent, Colonsay Road, Skye Crescent, Fairway Avenue or vice versa.

Temporary Road Closure: Lang Avenue, Renfrew; Temporary Keep Clears, Lang Avenue & Sandy Road, Renfrew; Temporary Provision of School Bus Stand, Broadloan, Renfrew

  • Duration: This order will be in force from Wednesday 14th October 2020 till Tuesday 15th March 2022. This notice will only be effective when so displayed by signs in accordance with The Traffic Signs Regulations & General Directions 2016.
  • Reason: To enable full use of the road width to allow for access and egress while enabling for social distancing by prohibiting passage of vehicles across a short section of Lang Avenue, prohibiting vehicles from obscuring the junction with Sandy Road and providing a safe walking route for children being dropped by the school bus on Broadloan.
  • Diversion: Sandy Road, left onto Newmains Road then left onto Lang Avenue and vice versa

Temporary Road Closure: Sergeantlaw Road and Shilford Road, Neilston (7.5t maximum gross weight restriciton)

  • Duration: This closure will be in place from Monday 12th April 2021 for up to 18 months.
  • Diversion: N/A

Temporary Waiting and Loading Ban: Lacy Street, Paisley. - Layby outside Williamsburgh Primary School. 28m north of East Lane for 55m (East Side).

  • Duration: This closure will be in place from Wednesday 14th April 2021 until Monday 31st October 2022.
  • Reason: To provide additional footway width to allow for social distancing.

Temporary Waiting & Loading Ban: Seedhill Road, Paisley from Cochrane Street westwards for approx. 50m.

(7 pay and display bays).

  • Duration: This ban will be in place from Saturday 17th April 2021 until Sunday 16th May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for Scottish Water works.
  • Diversion: N/A  

Road Closure: Abbey Road, Elderslie from its junction with Glenpatrick Road for approx. 1.35km (bend in road before cemetery).

  • Duration: This closure will be in place from Monday 23rd April till Sunday 23rd May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for the installation of traffic calming and resurfacing works.
  • Diversion: Glenpatrick Road, Main Road, Kings Road, Abbey Road or vice versa.
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Skye Crescent, Paisley between Colonsay Road and Fairway Avenue.

  • Duration: This closure will be in place from Monday 26th April 2021 till Sunday 30th May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for new storm and sewer connections to take place. 
  • Diversion: Arran Drive, Mull Avenue, Lismore Drive, Bute Crescent, Colonsay Road or vice versa.
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Hillside, Houston

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 03rd May 2021 till Friday, 07th May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: N/A 
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Dean Park Road, Renfrew, from King George Park Avenue, southwards to Afton Drive

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 03rd May 2021 till Friday, 07th May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Cockels Loan, Sandy Road, Haining Road, Dean Park Road or Vice Versa.  AFTON DRIVE LOOP WILL REMAIN OPEN.
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: John Lang Street, Johnstone, from Ellerslie Street to Speirs Road

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Tuesday, 03rd May 2021 till Friday, 07th May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Speirs Road, Thornside Road, Thorn Brae, Ellerslie Street or Vice Versa.
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Crosslee Road, Houston, from Barochan Road, westwards for a distance of 50m

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Tuesday, 4th May 2021 till Friday, 07th May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for drainage works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Crosslee Road, Bridge of Weir Road, Barochan Road or Vice Versa.

Road Closure: Dunvegan Avenue, Elderslie between house numbers 39 - 55 at junction with Glamis Avenue.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force on Thursday 6th May 2021 to Sunday 10th May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway patching to take place. 
  • Diversion: N/A 
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Renfrew Road, Paisley from roundabout at Lochore Avenue to access to no.96 (Southbound Only).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force from 0500hours on Thursday 6th May 2021 until repaired.
  • Reason: This is to allow for emergency Scottish Power works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Renfrew Road, Arkleston Road, Gallowhill Road, Renfrew Road.
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Closure: Barhill Road, Erskine from its junction with Craigends Drive, up to dead end.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force on Friday 7th May 2021 and Monday 10th May 2021 from 0730hours to 1930hours.
  • Reason: This is to allow for filming works. 
  • Diversion: N/A
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Ben Nevis Road, Paisley at its junction with Ben Lawers Drive Northwards for 30m.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 10th May 2021 until Friday 24th September 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for Overhead power cable works to take place. 
  • Diversion: N/A 
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Craigielinn Avenue, Paisley, between house numbers 2 - 10.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 10th May 2021 until Friday 14th May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway patching to take place. 
  • Diversion: N/A 
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: South Street, Houston, from Main Street to Bogstonhill Road

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 10th May 2021 till Friday, 14th May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Main Street, North Street or vice versa
  • Emergency access and limited local access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Campbell Street, Johnstone, from Beith Road to Canal Road

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 10th May 2021 till Friday, 14th May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Beith Road, Thornhill, Thorn Brae, Canal Road or Vice Versa
  • Emergency access and limited local access will be maintained.

Road Closure: B776 Bowfield Road, Howwood, from Carsewood Avenue, southwards for a distance of 300m

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 10th May 2021 till Friday, 14th May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Bowfield Road, Elliston Castle Road, Main Street, Midton Road or Vice Versa
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: St Abb's Drive, Paisley

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 10th May 2021 till Friday, 14th May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Tantallon Drive, Melrose Avenue or Vice Versa
  • Emergency access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Hunterhill Road, Paisley from its junction with Ardgowan Street to house no.32

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 17th May 2021 till Friday 28th May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for ironwork repairs to take place. 
  • Diversion: N/A 
  • Emergency/local access will be maintained.

Road Closure: St Fillans Drive, Houston

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 17th May 2021 till Friday, 21st May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: N/A 
  • Emergency/local access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Chapelhill Road, Paisley

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 17th May 2021 till Friday, 21st May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: N/A 
  • Emergency/local access will be maintained.

Road Closure: Auchengreoch Avenue, Johnstone

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 17th May 2021 till Friday, 21st May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: N/A 
  • Emergency/local access will be maintained.

Temporary waiting & loading ban: Glenfield Road, Paisley from nos: 18-223 (both sides).

Langcraigs Drive, Paisley from its junction with Glenfield Road for 50m (both sides).

Bardrain Road, Paisley from its junction with Glenfield Road for 50m (both sides).

  • Duration: This ban is in place on Monday 17th May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for ironwork repairs. 
  • Diversion: N/A 

Temporary waiting & loading ban: Laymoor Avenue, Renfrew between house nos; 10-28 (both sides).

  • Duration: This ban is in place from 0930hours to 1800hours on Friday 21st May 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for ironwork repairs. 
  • Diversion: N/A 

Road Closure: B774 Caplethill Road, Paisley

  • Duration: The closure will be in place on Monday, 24th May 2021 till Friday, 28th May 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway resurfacing works to take place. 
  • Diversion: Caplethill Road, Neilston Road, Lochfield Road, Barrhead Road, Hurlet, Grahamston Road, Caplethill Road or Vice Versa
  • Emergency/local access will be maintained.