Road Works

This page details road closures, restrictions and diversions carried out by Inverclyde Council.

The link on this page titled Road Works Scotland will take you to the Scottish Road Works Register.

Note that the restrictions will only be effective when displayed by signs and cones in accordance with The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016 as amended.

Last Updated 16/04/24

1. Madeira Street, Greenock 2. Newark Street, Greenock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits –
From the junction with Newark Street to 43m north of junction with Finnart Street - west side of carriageway only
From the junction with Madeira Street west bound for 80m to the east boundary of number 25 – south side of the carriageway only
Start – Monday 20 November 2023 – 0700hrs
End – Monday 20 May 2024 – 2359hrs 
Reason – Site enabling works
Diversion – N/A

Argyle Street, Greenock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits – The entire length of the marked parking bays on the south footway between the existing double yellow lines  
Start – Monday 8 January 2024 – 0730hrs
End – Friday 4 July 2025 – 1700hrs
Reason – To facilitate safe access and egress to the Contractors compound for construction traffic associated with the West Blackhall Street regeneration project
Diversion – N/A

Wallace Place-Slip Road, Greenock – Road closure

Limits – From the junction with A8 Dalrymple Street to the north point of the gable of Municipal Building on Wallace Place
Start – Thursday 1 February 2024 – 0700hrs
End – Friday 1 November 2024 – 1900hrs 
Reason – Property Maintenance works
Diversion – Bullring roundabout 2nd exit, Dalrymple Street, Hunters Place, Wallace Place

Laird Street, West Blackhall Street and Nicolson Street, Greenock – Road closure

Limits –
Laird Street – from the junction of Dalrymple Street to the junction of West Blackhall Street
West Blackhall Street – from the junction of Nicolson Street to the junction of Laird Street
Nicolson Street – from the junction of West Blackhall Street to the junction of Dalrymple Street
Start – Monday 26 February 2024 – 0001hrs
End – Thursday 9 May 2024 – 1700hrs
Reason – To facilitate construction activities associated with the West Blackhall Street streetscape improvements
Diversion – N/A

Laird Street, West Blackhall Street and Nicolson Street, Greenock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits –
To suspend the Limited Waiting Parking Places
Both sides of the road on the above mentioned streets
Start – Monday 26 February 2024 – 0001hrs
End – Thursday 9 May 2024 – 1700hrs
Reason – To facilitate construction activities associated with the West Blackhall Street streetscape improvements
Diversion – N/A

Madeira Street, Greenock – Road closure

Limits – Between Newark Street junction & Brisbane Street junction
Start – Sunday 3 March 2024 – 0800hrs
End – Friday 31 May 2024 – 1700hrs 
Reason – Drainage works
Diversion – Madeira Street, Brisbane Street, Fox Street, Union Street, Newark Street and vice versa

Wallace Place, Greenock – Footway closure

Limits – From the junction with Wallace Street to the north point of the gable of Municipal Building on Wallace Place
Start – Thursday 14 March 2024 – 0700hrs
End – Friday 1 November 2024 – 1900hrs 
Reason – Property Maintenance works
Diversion – Wallace Place, Clyde Square, Cathcart Square, Wallace Street and vice versa

Open Shore west section, Greenock – Road closure

Limits – From the junction with Custom House Place to the stopped end
Start – Monday 1 April 2024 – 0800hrs
End – Monday 30 September 2024 – 1600hrs
Reason – Inverclyde Council Improvement Works
Diversion – Custom House Place, Open Shore and vice versa

1. Newark Street, Greenock 2. Madeira Street, Greenock 3. Madeira Street, Greenock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits –
1.  From number 12 to number 38 Newark Street - both sides
2.  North bound from the junction with Newark Street to junction with Madeira Lane - both sides
3.  South bound from the junction with Newark Street to junction with Brisbane Street - east side
Start – Wednesday 3 April 2024 – 1700hrs
End – Tuesday 23 April 2024 – 1700hrs 
Reason – Drainage works
Diversion – N/A

Robert Street, Port Glasgow – Road closure

Limits – Road Closure from the Junction of Bruce Street to the Junction of Wallace Street
Start – Wednesday 10 April 2024 – 2359hrs
End – Monday 30 September 2024 – 2359hrs
Reason – Dangerous Building
Diversion – N/A

Tower Drive, Gourock – Emergency no waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits – Between numbers 11 and 15 Tower Drive, on both sides of the carriageway
Start – Friday 12 April 2024 – 0930hrs
End – Tuesday 16 April 2024 – 1700hrs
Reason – Emergency Sewer Repairs
Diversion – N/A

Argyle Street and West Blackhall Street, Greenock – Road closure

Limits –
Argyle Street – from the junction of West Stewart Street to the junction of West Blackhall Street
West Blackhall Street – from the junction of Argyle Street to the junction of Jamaica Street
Start – Monday 15 April 2024 – 0001hrs
End – Thursday 9 May 2024 – 1700hrs
Reason – To facilitate construction activities associated with the West Blackhall Street streetscape improvementsDiversion – West Blackhall Street, Dalrymple Street, Westburn Street, West Blackhall Street, Nicolson Street, West Stewart Street

Argyle Street and West Blackhall Street, Greenock - To suspend the Limited Waiting Parking Places - No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits – Both sides of the road on the above mentioned streets
Start – Monday 15 April 2024 – 0001hrs
End – Thursday 9 May 2024 – 1700hrs
Reason – To facilitate construction activities associated with the West Blackhall Street streetscape improvements
Diversion – N/A

Ratho Street, Greenock – Road closure

Limits – From the junction with A8 East Hamilton Street to the junction with Oakfield Terrace
Start – Monday 15 April 2024 – 0600hrs
End – Friday 19 April 2024 – 1600hrs
Reason – Carriageway resurfacing works
Diversion –
A8 East Hamilton Street, A8 Main Street, A8 Rue End Street, Dellingburn Street, Baker Street, Ingleston Street, Belville Street. Ratho Street and vice versa
Alternative route for oversized vehicles as follows: A8 East Hamilton Street, A8 Main Street, A8 Rue End Street, A8 Dalrymple Street, A7, Sir Micheal Street, Regent Street, Lynedoch Street, Drumfrochar Road, Ingleston Street, Belville Street, Ratho Street and vice versa

Auchenbothie Road, Port Glasgow – Road closure

Limits – From the junction with Port Glasgow Road to the junction with Netherwood Road
Start – Thursday 18 April 2024 – 0800hrs
End – Thursday 18 April 2024 – 1800hrs
Reason – BT pole installation
Diversion – Port Glasgow Road, Kilmacolm Road, Dubbs Road, Auchenbothie Road and vice versa

Cloch Road, Gourock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits – From opposite the western boundary of number 51 to the Western boundary of number 46 north side of the carriageway
Start – Thursday 18 April 2024 – 0001hrs
End – Thursday 18 April 2024 – 2359hrs
Reason – Filming works
Diversion – N/A

John Street, Shore Street, Gourock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits –
John Street from the junction with Shore Street to the junction with Royal Street both sides of the carriageway
John Street eastern side of the carriageway from the junction of Royal Street to the Northern Boundary of the Community Centre
Shore Street opposite the western boundary of number 78 to the western boundary of number 66 north side of the carriageway
Start – Thursday 18 April 2024 – 0001hrs
End – Thursday 18 April 2024 – 2359hrs
Reason – Filming works
Diversion – N/A

Royal Street, Gourock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits – From the junction with John Street to number 28B on both sides of carriageway
Start – Monday 22 April 2024 – 0930hrs
End – Friday 3 May 2024 – 2359hrs
Reason – Repair Damaged Sewer Pipe
Diversion – N/A

Gibshill Road – Smillie Street, Greenock – Road closure

Limits – From the junction with Weir Street to the junction with Lansbury Street
Start – Monday 22 April 2024 – 06000hrs
End – Friday 26 April 2024 – 1600hrs
Reason – Carriageway resurfacing works
Diversion – Lansbury Street, Mitchell Street, Birkmyre Avenue, Lilybank Road, Glen Avenue, William Street, Brown Street, Greenock Road, Port Glasgow Road, Gibshill Road and vice versa

Craigmuschat Road, Gourock – Road closure

Limits –
From the junction with Fletcher Avenue to number 6 Craigmuschat Road
Start – Thursday 25 April 2024 – 0930hrs
End – Thursday 25 April 2024 – 1800hrs
Reason – Scottish Water Ironwork Repairs
Diversion – Craigmuschat Road, Tower Drive, Darroch Drive, Fletcher Avenue and vice versa

Knowe Road, Greenock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits – Parking bays outside Post Office Sorting Depot
Start – Monday 6 May 2024 – 0700hrs
End – Friday 10 May 2024 – 2359hrs
Reason – Scottish Power upgrade works
Diversion – N/A

1. Tower Drive, Gourock 2. Victoria Road, Gourock – Emergency no waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits –
1. Between numbers 9 and 15 Tower Drive, on both sides of the carriageway
2. Between numbers 2 and 8 Victoria Road, on both sides of the carriageway
Start – Monday 13 May 2024 – 0700hrs
End – Friday 17 May 2024 – 1900hrs
Reason – Spine Cabling works
Diversion – N/A

1. Broomberry Drive, Gourock 2. John Street, Gourock 3. Barrhill Road, Gourock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits –
1. From the junction with Barrhill Road to number 44
2. From number 24 to number 38 John Street
3. From number 9 to number 23 Barrhill Road
Start – Monday 13 May 2024 – 0700hrs
End – Friday 17 May 2024 – 1900hrs
Reason – Spine Cabling works
Diversion – N/A

1. Ashton Road, Gourock 2. Cloch Road, Gourock 3. Cloch Road, Gourock – No waiting/no loading/no unloading at any time

Limits –
1. From number 50 to 55 on both sides of the carriageway
2. From number 6 to number 14 Cloch Road (southside only)
3. From number 18 to number 27 Cloch Road (southside only)
Start – Monday 13 May 2024 – 0700hrs
End – Friday 17 May 2024 – 1900hrs
Reason – Spine Cabling works
Diversion – N/A

Victoria Road, Gourock – Road closure

Limits – From the junction with Moorfield Avenue to the junction with Ashton Road
Start – Monday 20 May 2024 – 07000hrs
End – Friday 24 May 2024 – 1900hrs
Reason – Spine Cabling works
Diversion – Victoria Road, Barrhill Road, St Johns Road, Shore Street, Kempock Street, Albert Road, Ashton Road and vice versa

B788 Auchenfoil Road, Kilmacolm – Road closure

Limits –
From the junction with Gateside Road to the junction with East Green Road
Start – Monday 20 May 2024 – 0800hrs
End – Friday 24 May 2024 – 1700hrs
Reason – Circet frame & cover repair
Diversion – B788 Auchenfoil Road, B786 Lochwinnoch Road, A761 Port Glasgow Road, A761 Kilmacolm Road, A761 Clune Brae, A761 Glasgow Road, A8 Glasgow Road, A8 Greenock Road, A8 Port Glasgow Road, A8 East Hamilton Street, Dellingburn Street, Baker Street, Ingleston Street, B788 Kilmacolm Road, B788 Auchenfoil Road and vice versa

Alderbank Road, Port Glasgow – Road closure

Limits – From the junction with Alderwood Road west for 10m
Start – Wednesday 29 May 2024 – 0800hrs
End – Wednesday 29 May 2024 – 1700hrs
Reason – Virgin Media ironwork repairs
Diversion – N/A

Sinclair Street, Greenock – Road closure

Limits – From the junction with Carwood Street to the junction with A8 East Hamilton Street
Start – Monday 10 June 2024 – 22000hrs
End – Tuesday 11 June 2024 – 0600hrs
Reason – Bridge inspection
Diversion – Carwood Street, Ratho Street, East Hamilton Street and vice versa