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Roads and Pavements

Information on maintenance, how to report issues, as well as development and regulatory information.

  • Road Closures and Diversions

    We are committed to maintaining West Lothian's roads to the highest possible standard.

  • Gritting and Winter Maintenance

    In the winter months, West Lothian Council has to treat 1,000 km of roads and around 1,300 km of footways to combat the effects of bad weather. Further information, including advice on winter driving can be found below.

  • Flooding or Drainage Issues

    Like many other parts of the United Kingdom, West Lothian is experiencing the effects of a changing climate.

  • Report a Broken Street Light

    You can report a street lighting fault using our online form.

  • Report Damaged or Dangerous Pavements

    If you have any concerns regarding a damaged or dangerous footpath in West Lothian, you can report them online using the form below.

  • Roads Maintenance

    West Lothian Council is responsible for maintaining an adopted road network consisting of 1043km (648 miles) of carriageways and 1390km of footways. We have an experienced team who are dedicated to providing a safe and reliable road network for West Lothian road users.

  • Report a Pothole or Other Road Issue

    Our Roads Maintenance team are responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the adopted road network across West Lothian.

  • Report a Road Works or Road Marking Issue

    If you have discovered an issue with road barriers or fences, a diversion or closure, road signs, cones, or barriers, you can report them using the online form below.

  • Apply for a Road Permit

    West Lothian Council's Roads and Transportation Service can assist you with the supply of road permits.

  • Traffic Sensitive Roads

    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.

  • BridgeRoad Bridges

    Road Bridges

    The council is responsible for 742 bridges located throughout West Lothian.

  • Virgin Media Works

    Virgin Media are currently undertaking a programme of works to install fibre-optic equipment at a number of locations across West Lothian.

  • Applying for Tourist signs

    Providing clear direction signs to visitor attractions is a very important aspect of making a visit as pleasurable and relaxing as possible.

  • Road Management and Signs

    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.

  • Road Developments and Improvements

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

  • New Road, Footpath and Cyclepath Improvements

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