We are working to upgrade the gas network in the Merry Street area of
We are investing £280,000 to replace our old
gas mains and services with new plastic pipe to ensure a continued safe and
reliable gas supply to the local area.
We started the first phase of our project at the end of September, working
in Merry Street between Jerviston Road and Jerviston Street.
In consultation with North Lanarkshire Council, we will progress onto our
second phase of work in Merry Street on Saturday 4 November. For this phase,
we’ll be working further south along the road between Wilson Street and Mill
Road. To ensure everyone’s safety, we need to install temporary three-way
lights in Merry Street around our work area for approximately three weeks.
We’ll start with the temporary traffic lights in place at the Wilson Street
junction before moving these lights to the Mill Road junction. We’ll be
manually controlling our temporary lights at peak times to help keep traffic
flowing along Merry Street.
We’ll start the final phase of this project on Friday 1 December, when
we’ll be working in Wilson Street for approximately three weeks. All being
well, we’ll be able to carry out this phase without the need for temporary
We understand that people can get frustrated by roadworks. However, we
will be doing all we can to minimise disruption to Motherwell residents and
motorists during our essential project, including working seven days a week
between 8am and 4pm.