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Road Management and Development

Information on new road developments, road construction contents, improvements to roads, footpaths and cyclepaths and private road maintenance.

West Lothian Council requires that anyone wishing to construct a new road or extend an existing road must obtain Road Construction Consent in accordance with Section 21 of the Roads (Scotland) Act 1984.
West Lothian Council's Roads and Transportation Service will supply permits for skip hire, erecting scaffolding and hoarding, placing a storage container and cabins, cranes, hoists and access towers on a publicly owned road. We also provide permits for opening up a road or footpath for dropped crossings such as vehicle access.
The making up of private roads to adoptable standards
Information on road regulations and limits, markings, signs and traffic calming measures, road signs and street names, how to report traffic light issues, tourist signs and how to apply for one.
An image relating to Highway Structures
The council is responsible for over 740 bridges located throughout West Lothian
Virgin Media are currently undertaking a programme of works to install fibre-optic equipment at a number of locations across West Lothian.
The below link lists all of West Lothian Council's Traffic Sensitive Roads. All are considered to be traffic sensitive between 0730-0900 and 1600-1800 Monday to Friday.
Frequently asked questions and comments about spaces for people programme