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Event Organiser: ICE

M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvement Project, Glasgow

  • Lecture
  • Glasgow
  • 06 February 2018
  • 17:30 - 20:00
M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvement Project, Glasgow

About this event

Improvement to the M8 M73 and M74 motorways is one of Scotland's largest infrastructure projects. It completes the missing link in central Scotland's motorway network.

The Project consists of 28.6km of highway, including 12.4km of new construction and 16.2km of upgrades to existing roadways, including some major structures and interfaces with the public.

This ICE Scottish Geotechnical Group event will:

  • Introduce the Project;
  • Discuss the key elements of the Project;
  • Highlight the benefits to the travelling public;
  • Present some of the challenges that were encountered;
  • Discuss a number of the geotechnical design elements included within the Project;
  • Discuss Braehead Rail Bridge and Raith Interchange.

Registration from 5.30pm for a 6.15pm start.


For more information, please contact:

Christopher Currie
e: christopher.currie@jacobs.com


  • Chris Adair, Senior Project Manager at Lagan Construction Group and Deputy Project Manager on the M8 M73 M74 Project;
  • Mar Delgado-Saborit, Project Design Manager at Ferrovial Agroman and Design Manager for the M8 M73 M74 Project;
  • Raquel Fernandez-Perez, Senior Civil Engineer for Ferrovial Agroman on the M8 M73 M74 Project.

Event venue

Teacher Building
14 St. Enoch Square
Glasgow G1 4DB
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Lynn Dow

e: lynn.dow@ice.org.uk