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East Lothian Council

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East Lothian Council
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East Lothian • Midlothian
Other Important Destinations
Edinburgh • Midlothian • Scottish Borders
Transport Scotland Roads
A1 • A68 • A720

East Lothian Council is the Highway Authority for the vast majority of the roads in the small historic county of East Lothian as well as that part of Midlothian around Musselburgh, with the exceptions of parts of the A1, A68 and A720 which are maintained by Transport Scotland. As of 2016, Government Statistics say that the council is responsible for 63.2 miles of A roads; 103.2 miles of B roads and 481.2 miles of other roads. There is an additional 39.6 miles of Trunk roads within the council area, which are maintained by Transport Scotland.

There are no Primary Destinations within the authority's area.

Highways Management

East Lothian Road Services carries out the day-to day maintenance of approximately 571.7 miles (920km) of roads and pavements and a wide-ranging programme of road network and resurfacing work throughout East Lothian.

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by the authority:

Route From To Length


A198 Tyninghame Tranent Bypass 22.7 miles View
A199 Leith Thistly Cross 26.2 miles View
A1087 Beltonford Broxburn 4.5 miles View
A6093 Fordel Haddington 10.6 miles View
A6094 Leadburn Wallyford 15.0 miles View
A6095 Cameron Toll, Edinburgh Musselburgh 4.6 miles View
A6124 Musselburgh Fordel 4.5 miles View
A6137 Aberlady Haddington 5.0 miles View   
B1343 Haddington(N) East Fortune(W) 4.0 miles View
B1345 Drem Dirleton 3.6 miles View
B1346 Dunbar Road Dirleton Avenue 1.0 mile View
B1347 Haddington(E) North Berwick 7.1 miles View
B1348 Musselburgh Longniddry 5.9 miles View
B1349 Doocot Place High Street 0.5 miles View
B1361 Wallyford Tranent(N) 2.7 miles View
B1377 Longniddry East Linton By Pass 11.3 miles View
B1407 Tyninghame East Linton 2.2 miles View
B6355 Tranent Eyemouth 42.0 miles View
B6363 Longniddry New Town 4.6 miles View
B6367 Middleton Mains Oxenfoord Mains 7.0 miles View
B6368 Haddington Crookston 17.3 miles View
B6369 Gifford Haddington 4.1 miles View
B6370 Gifford Thistly Cross 9.3 miles View
B6371 Cockenzie Humbie 10.7 miles View
B6414 Dalkeith Tranent 5.8 miles View
B6415 Portobello Millerhill 5.8 miles View
B6454 Musselburgh Windsor Park 0.9 miles View
B6457 Fala Humbie 1.3 miles View
B6471 Oaktree Junction Haddington 1.3 miles View     

Classified Unnumbered Roads

Main Article: East Lothian Council (Class III roads)

For their Class III road network, the authority uses "C" prefixes.


Main Article: East Lothian Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: East Lothian Council (Crossings)


East Lothian Council

East Lothian Council
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