Trouble for M8 - roadworks for the next 13 years

A third of Scotland's busiest motorway is completely worn out due to chronic government underspending, according to a new report obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.

Thereport states that only 12% of the M8 is in a satisfactory condition. The report by contractors Amey predicts up to 13 years of roadworks are required to bring the route up to an "acceptable standard".

Years of neglect put M8 on road to ruin (Scotland on Sunday, 12 November 2006)