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


A8 Junction temporary closure - Thursday 23 September 2021

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 Prohibition of Waiting & Loading At Any Time: Houstoun Square, Johnstone

Church Street, Johnstone

Houstoun Square, Johnstone from Church Street to William Street

Church Street, Johnstone (West Side) from Junction of High Street southwards for 17m

TEMPORARY EXTENTION OF LIMITED WAITING PARKING BAYS

Houstoun Square, Johnstone

  • Duration: This order will be in force from Monday, 21st June 2021 till Wednesday 21st December 2022.
  • Reason: To enable bus operations around the square. Vehicles left on the road in contravention of this Notice will be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice.
  • Diversion: No Requirement for Alternative Routes

Temporary Suspension of Designated Controlled Parking Places: Marshalls Lane, Paisley - 3 bays on the East side, 64m north of the extended north kerbline of Orchard Street northwards for a distance of 16m.

  • Duration: This ban is in place from Monday 12th July 2021 until 12th January 2023.
  • Reason: This is to allow for Construction Works.

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 19th July 2021 until Friday 3rd December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow Overhead power cable works.
  • Diversion: N/A

Road Closure: Hartfield Road, Paisley, From Gleniffer Road to Auchlenlodment Road.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Saturday 27th November 2021 Until Finished. 
  • Reason: This is to allow for Emergency Carriageway Edge Repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: B775 Gleniffer Road, Hartfield Road or Vice Versa.
  • Emergency access will be maintained at all times

Road Closure: Auchenlodment Road, Johnstone, From Hartfield to Auchengreoch Road.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force on Monday 29th November 2021 to Friday 3rd December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway patching works to take place.
  • Diversion: Hartfield Road, B775 Gleniffer Road, Foxbar Road, Mackiesmill Road, Glenpatrick Road, B789 Main Road, Kings Road, Auchenlodment Road or Vice Versa.
  • Emergency access will be maintained at all times

Lane Closure: Renfrew Road, Renfrew, full length. Alternated lane closures only.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 29th November 2021 till Friday 3rd December 2021. 
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway patching works to take place.

Waiting and Loading Ban: Kashmir Avenue, Linwood, From Clippens Roundabout to No 41 Millford Drive (Eastbound).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force from Monday 29th November 2021 until Friday 3rd December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for footway resurfacing works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Road Closure: Kings Inch Drive, Renfrew at Sainsburys petrol station roundabout.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force between 2200hours and 0600hours from Tuesday 30th November 2021 until Saturday 04th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for resurfacing and relining works to take place.
  • Diversion: Kings Inch Drive(S), Renfrew Road, Kings Inch Road, Govan Road, Kings Inch Drive or vice versa.
  • Access maintained for buses travelling Northwards on Kings Inch Drive.

Waiting and Loading Ban: Church Street, Lochwinnoch between High Street and Harvey Terrace (East side only).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force from Wednesday 1st December 2021 until Saturday 4th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for BT blockage clearance. 
  • Diversion: N/A

Road Closure: Kings Inch Drive, Renfrew at Sainsburys petrol station roundabout.

  • Duration: This notice will be in force between 2200hours and 0600hours from Wednesday 1st December 2021 until Thursday 2nd December
  • Reason: This is to allow for resurfacing and relining works.
  • Access will be maintained for buses travelling Northwards on Kings Inch Drive.
  • Diversion: Kings Inch Drive(S), Renfrew Road, Kings Inch Road, Govan Road, Kings Inch Drive or vice versa.

Waiting and Loading Ban: Causeyside Street, Paisley from no.27 eastwards for approx. 25m (east side only).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force on Sunday 5th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for Scottish Water works to take place (temp lights).
  • Diversion: N/A

Waiting and Loading Ban: Well Street, Paisley (westbound only).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force on Sunday 5th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for ironwork repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Road Closure: McFarlane Street, Paisley, south footway only, for 50lin.m, opposite junction with Greenock Road

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Sunday 05th December 2021 to Thursday 9th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for cable repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A.

Road Closure: Iona Drive, Paisley between Staffa Drive and Fairway Avenue.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 6th December 2021 till Friday 10th December 2021. 
  • Reason: This is to allow for resurfacing works to take place.
  • Diversion: Staffa Drive, Arran Drive, Fairway Avenue or vice versa.

Road Closure: Auchans Road, Linwood, Full Length.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 6th December 2021 till Friday 10th December 2021. 
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway patching works to take place.
  • Diversion: Moss Road, B790 Houston Road, B790 Barrochan Road, Darluith Road, Craig Road, Clippens Road or Vice Versa.
  • Emergency access will be maintained at all times

Road Closure: Blackstoun Road, Paisley, from Oakridge Crescent to King Street.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 6th December 2021 till Friday 10th December 2021. 
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway patching works to take place.
  • Diversion: Blackstoun Road, Ferguslie Park Avenue, Greenhill Road, McKenzie Street and vice versa.

Road Closure: Westburn Avenue, Paisley, from Blackstoun Road to Fergus Avenue

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 6th December 2021 till Friday 10th December 2021. 
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway patching works to take place.
  • Diversion: Woodvale Drive, Westpark Drive, Oakridge Crescent, Blackstoun Road and vice versa.

Waiting and Loading Ban: Clippens Road, Linwood From Erskinefaulds Road to Brediland Road (Both Sides).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force from Monday 6th December 2021 until Friday 10th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for footway resurfacing works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Waiting and Loading Ban: Cowal Drive, Linwood, From No 7 to Muirhead Drive (Both Sides).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force from Monday 6th December 2021 until Friday 10th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for footway resurfacing works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Waiting and Loading Ban: Shuttle Street, Kilbarchan between Loom Walk Car Park and New Street. Steeple Street, Kilbarchan between nos. 2-16. New Street, Kilbarchan from junction with Steeple Street north-eastwards for approx. 40m. Church Street, Kilbarchan from junction with Shuttle Street southwards for approx. 40m.

  • Duration: This notice will be in force on Tuesday 7th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for ironwork repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Road Closure: Walkinshaw Road, Paisley, Full Length.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force from Monday 13th December 2021 till Friday 17th December 2021
  • Reason: This is to allow for carriageway patching works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A
  • Emergency access will be maintained at all times

Waiting and Loading Ban: Kenbank Crescent, Bridge of Weir, Full Length (Both Sides).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force from Monday 13th December 2021 until Friday 17th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for footway resurfacing works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Waiting and Loading Ban: Kenbank Road, Bridge of Weir, Full Length (Both Sides).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force fromMonday 13th December 2021 until Friday 17th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for footway resurfacing works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Waiting and Loading Ban: Shillingworth Place, Bridge of Weir, From No 2 to No 16 (Both Sides).

  • Duration: This notice will be in force from Monday 13th December 2021 until Friday 17th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for footway resurfacing works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Road Closure: Gibson Road, Renfrew between no. 15 and Cockels Loan junction.

  • Duration: This closure will be in place on Thursday 16th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for ironworks repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: Cockles Loan, Kinloch Road, Glennifer road or vice versa.

Waiting and Loading Ban: Ferguslie Park Avenue, Paisley between house nos. 157-159

  • Duration: This ban will be in place on Thursday 16th December 2021.
  • Reason: This is to allow for ironworks repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Road Closure: Shanks Crescent, Johnstone between Janefield Avenue and no.11 Shanks Crescent (Road Parallel to Railway).

  • Duration: This closure will be in place on Tuesday 4th January 2022.
  • Reason: This is to allow for Network Rail works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A

Road Closure: Fereneze Drive, Paisley at its junction with Gleniffer Road.

  • Duration: This closure will be force from from Monday 10th January 2022 until Monday 31st January 2022.
  • Reason: This is to allow for gas works to take place.
  • Diversion: Via access from Glenburn Road.

Road Closure: Campbell Street, Johnstone between Dimity Street and Canal Road.

  • Duration: This closure will be force from Monday 10th January 2022 until Monday 18th July 2022.
  • Reason: This is to allow for railway bridge repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: Campbell Street, Quarry Street, Graham Street, Quarrelton Road, Beith Road, Campbell Street or vice versa.

Road Closure: Main Road, Langbank at West bound A8 slip road.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force on Monday 10th January 2022 to Tuesday 11th January 2022.
  • Reason: This is to allow for underground cable repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: Main Road (east) to A8.

Road Closure: Love Street, Paisley from Wallace Street to North Street.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force on Tuesday 18th January 2022 from 0930hrs to 1530hrs.
  • Reason: This is to allow for ironwork repairs to take place.
  • Diversion: Glen Street, Caledonia Street, Albion Street and vice versa.

Road Closure: Causeyside Street, Paisley from 30m south of Thompson Brae to 30m north of Stow Brae.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force on Tuesday 25th January 2022 from 0930hrs to 1530hrs.
  • Reason: This is to allow for Scottish Water works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A. Lane closures with 3-way traffic signals.

Road Closure: Causeyside Street from 30m south of Thompson Brae to 30m north of Stow Brae.

  • Duration: This closure will be in force on Sunday 20th February 2022 from 0930hrs to 1530hrs.
  • Reason: This is to allow for Scottish Water works to take place.
  • Diversion: N/A. Lane closures with 3-way traffic signals.

***Notice of Bus Stop Improvement Program***

Please find below a list of bus stops where improvements works are scheduled to take place as part of our continuing work to improve public transport infrastructure.  Please note that this is not the removal or relocation  of existing stops but purely enhancements to the existing facilities.

During the works the bus stops may require to be closed due to the requirement for temporary traffic lights etc.  However any closure will be kept to the minimum and works shall take place as quickly as possible.

locationstart dateend date 
61401160, McKenzie St after Well St, Paisley15/11/202117/11/2021Installation of raised kerbs, bus stop lining
6140579, McKenzie St after Craigielea Dr, Paisley17/11/202119/11/2021Installation of raised kerbs, bus stop lining
6140960, Grahamston Rd opp Grahamston Court, Paisley22/11/202124/11/2021Installation of raised kerbs, bus stop lining
6140338, Lochfield Rd before Affric Dr, Paisley24/11/202126/11/2021Installation of raised kerbs, refresh bus stop lining
6140437, Gleniffer Rd before Nethercraigs Rd, Paisley29/11/202101/12/2021Installation of raised kerbs, refresh bus stop lining
6140438, Nethercraigs Rd after Gleniffer Rd, Paisley01/12/202103/12/2021Installation of raised kerbs, refresh bus stop lining
6140414,  Fairway Av after Cumbrae, Paisley06/12/202109/12/2021Expand & improve hardstanding, relocate shelter slightly for better access, install raised kerbs, bus stop lining
6140415, Fairway Av opp Cumbrae, Paisley08/12/202110/12/2021Installation of raised kerbs, refresh bus stop lining
6140500, Morar Dr opp Garry Dr, Paisley13/12/202115/12/2021Expand & improve hardstanding, install raised kerbs, bus stop lining