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West Lothian Council

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West Lothian Council
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West Lothian Council is the Highway Authority for all the roads in the Council Area except the motorways which are managed by Transport Scotland. The council area is loosely based on the historic county of West Lothian, but includes parts of Midlothian, and a part of the historic county around Bo'ness is within Falkirk Council area. As of 2016, Government Statistics say that the council is responsible for 89.6 miles of A roads; 70.9 miles of B roads and 539.5 miles of other roads. There is an additional 23.3 miles of Motorway within the council area, which are maintained by Transport Scotland.

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


A70 Edinburgh Ayr 75.5 miles View
A71 Edinburgh Irvine 67.6 miles View
A89 Glasgow Newbridge 35.5 miles View
A704 West Calder Miller's Moss 4.1 miles View
A705 Livingston Whitburn 7.4 miles View
A706 Borrowstounness Lanark 28.5 miles View
A779 Bathgate Livingston 2.2 miles View
A800 Bathgate Couston Crossroads 2.0 miles View
A801 East Whitburn Polmont 8.9 miles View
A803 Glasgow Champany 33.3 miles View
A899 Burnside Dedridge 6.5 miles View
A904 Queensferry Falkirk 17.6 miles View
A7066 Boghead Roundabout Boghall Roundabout 2.6 miles View  
B708 Armadale Bathgate 1.9 miles View
B715 Headless Cross Forth 4.1 miles View
B718 Harthill Blackridge 1.8 miles View
B792 West Calder Wester Woodside 7.7 miles View
B7002 Bathgate Whiteside 1.8 miles View
B7008 West Calder Crosswoodburn 4.3 miles View
B7010 Stane Longridge 5.6 miles View
B7015 Wilkieston Fauldhouse 14.9 miles View
B7030 Wilkieston Newbridge 3.0 miles View
B7031 East Calder Kirknewton 3.0 miles View
B7066 Carfin Whitburn 12.5 miles View
B7067 Heartlands Whitburn 0.9 miles View
B7069 Heartlands Whitburn 0.9 miles View
B8020 Broxburn Woodend 4.0 miles View
B8028 Falkirk Couston 8.7 miles View
B8029 Baldeston Linlithgow 1.3 miles View
B8046 Mid Calder Old Philpstoun 8.8 miles View
B8047 Westfield Torphichen 2.4 miles View
B8084 Blamuir Whitburn 3.7 miles View
B9080 Linlithgow Kirkliston 7.8 miles View     

Classified Unnumbered Roads

Main Article: West Lothian Council (Class III roads)

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


Main Article: West Lothian Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: West Lothian Council (Crossings)


West Lothian Council
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