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.


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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.

  • A8001 - J4M8 Roundabout - Carriageway reconstruction. Anticipated start date
    1 February 2020

  • A803 - Springfield to Boundary - Carriageway resurfacing. Anticipated start date
    20 January 2020

  • B792 - Slackend, Torphichen - Carriageway construction. Anticipated start date
    9 December 2019

  • B8020 Beatlie Road - Carriageway resurfacing and drainage works. Anticipated start date 10 February 2020

  • U40 Turniemoon to West Torphin - Carriageway resurfacing and drainage works. Anticipated start date 24 February 2020

  • Peel Path, Eliburn - Peel Park to Gowan Bank - Footway resurfacing and drainage works. Anticipated start date 9 December 2019

  • B8084 Armadale to Whitburn - Cyclepath. Anticipated start date March 2020

  • Linlithgow Partnership Centre - Footway surfacing. Anticipated start date 17 January 2020


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

  • A89 - Between Dechmont & Kilpunt Roundabout - Carriageway resurfacing

  • B8046 - B9080 to A904 - Carriageway reconstruction

  • Firth Road, Houstoun Ind. Estate - Carriageway reconstruction

  • Main Street, East Whitburn - Carriageway reconstruction


Footway Works

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

  • Gideon Street, Bathgate - Footway patching


Other Projects

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

  • Bathgate West Nursery School, Millburn Road - Footpath surfacing

  • Blackburn Partnership Centre - Puffin Crossing

  • Improved Access to Park - Redmill, East Whitburn

  • Newyearfield Farm, Eliburn - Drop-off Areas


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.