Detour outrage

Published: 24 April 2007

Thousands of motorists were left fuming last week when a 20-mile diversion brought them right back round to where they started.

The detour was set up by contractor Amey as part of a £25million improvement to the M8 near Glasgow airport. Amey has launched an inquiry to discover why road users were sent on a 30-minute loop.

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  • Detour turned into a 30-minute lap