New Road, Footpath and Cyclepath Developments

The following details the proposed New Road, Footpath and Cyclepath Improvements works within West Lothian.

Places for Everyone Projects

The aim of Places for Everyone is to create safe, attractive, healthier places by increasing the number of trips made by walking, cycling and wheeling for everyday journeys.

The council has been successful in its bid for 50% funding from Sustrans (Scotland), as part of the Places for Everyone funding programme, to construct a cyclepath between Armadale and Whitburn.


Have your say

Any future surveys will be detailed here


Livingston Signage Strategy Alderstone Road Route

Dougall Baillie Associates (DBA) were commissioned by West Lothian Council to produce supporting information to accompany a new signage strategy for the cycling and walking routes within Livingston - Icon for pdf Livingston Signage Strategy Alderstone Road Route [42.28MB]


Projects under construction:

Whitehill Industrial Estate, Bathgate

Projects programmed to commence

Work on the following projects has been programmed to commence. Temporary road closures may be required during the works to ensure the safety of the workforce and the public. Details of road closures will be provided on the council's website prior to works commencing.

  • B792 - Slackend, Torphichen - Carriageway construction. Completed 20th Dec 2019, but requires remedial work. Will complete when restrictions are lifted by the Scottish Government

  • U40 Turniemoon to West Torphin - Carriageway resurfacing and drainage works. Two thirds complete, so still under construction. Will complete when restrictions are lifted by the Scottish Government

  • B8084 Armadale to Whitburn - Cyclepath. Anticipated start date March 2020. Will start on site when restrictions are lifted by the Scottish Government

  • Linlithgow Partnership Centre - Footway surfacing. Anticipated start date 17 January 2020. Still undergoing  design process


Projects being designed

Carriageway resurfacing works will be carried out later this year on the following list of roads. 

  • A705 Blackburn Cross, Blackburn - Carriageway resurfacing. This has now been designed and we are awaiting a start date when we can return to work

  • A89 - Between Dechmont & Kilpunt Roundabout - Carriageway resurfacing. Still being designed

  • Main Street, East Whitburn - Carriageway reconstruction. Under consideration for design 


Projects completed

  • A8001 - J4M8 Roundabout - Carriageway reconstruction. Completed end of March 2020

  • A803 - Springfield to Boundary - Carriageway resurfacing. Completed end of March 2020

  • B8020 Beatlie Road - Carriageway resurfacing and drainage works. Completed end of March 2020

  • Peel Path, Eliburn - Peel Park to Gowan Bank - Footway resurfacing and drainage works. Completed

  • B8046 - B9080 to A904 - Carriageway reconstruction. Works Complete


Footway Works

Footway resurfacing work has been identified in the following areas for construction later this year.

 

 


Other Projects

Detailed design work has commenced on the following projects for construction later this year.

  • Bathgate West Nursery School, Millburn Road - Footpath surfacing. This has now been designed and we are awaiting a start date when we can return to work

  • Blackburn Partnership Centre - Puffin Crossing. Still undergoing design process

  • Improved Access to Park - Redmill, East Whitburn. This has now been designed and we are awaiting a start date when we can return to work

  • Newyearfield Farm, Eliburn - Drop-off Areas. This has now been designed and we are awaiting a start date when we can return to work


Contact information

If you would like any further information to discuss any of these proposals, contact brian.mcdowell@westlothian.gov.uk by email or telephone 01506 284534.