- Provide uninterrupted motorway between Scotland’s two biggest cities
- Reduce journey times by about 20 minutes and increased reliability
- Improve business links
- Separate local and other traffic between the Newhouse and Baillieston interchanges
- Reduce pressure on the A8
This is just part of the SNP Government’s wider commitment to improving Scotland major roads infrastructure. In February, they announced a 21% increase from £165 million for 2016/2017 to nearly £200 million for 2017/2018.