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Public Information Exhibition launched on proposals for walking and cycling improvements on the A82 in Inverness24 Aug 2018

A82 Longman Roundabout and Tomnahurich Swing Bridge Study

 

Plans for improved walking and cycling facilities on the A82 between Longman Roundabout and Tomnahurich Swing Bridge have been developed to improve road safety and support active travel in Inverness.

We are looking for feedback from the public on proposals which include  a new footway/cycleway between Longman Roundabout and Telford Road Roundabout. This will improve facilities for residents and visitors who are walking and cycling through this part of the city. 

Further proposals include widening the pavements and additional island refuges in the middle of the road at key crossing locations along the route.  These will reduce the length of time it takes to cross as well as making the crossings, and those using them, more visible to drivers.  We are also proposing a potential signalised crossing on the A82 at Smith Avenue as well as providing additional signalised crossings at the existing Tomnahurich Street/Kenneth Street junction signaals. 

To view the proposals, please click on the link at the bottom of this page.

BEAR Scotland are welcoming feedback on the proposals.  

Commenting on the proposals, Eddie Ross, BEAR Scotland’s North West Representative said: “Improvement measures are being drawn up to improve both the facilities for those crossing the A82 between Longman Roundabout and Tomnahurich Swing Bridge and also for those walking adjacent to the A82 at this location.  These measures will contribute to improved pedestrian safety in the city.

“We are inviting the public to comment on these proposals by emailing us on NWConsultation@bearscotland.co.uk by Friday 12 October.

“We’ll then review all feedback from the community and others with Transport Scotland before any final decisions are made.

“All comments are welcome and we’ll share any outcomes with all relevant stakeholders once available.”

All comments on the proposals can be emailed to BEAR Scotland on NWConsultation@bearscotland.co.uk by Friday 12 October.  

Click the link below to view the proposals.

 

downloadBEAR Scotland - A82 Inverness - Proposals for Walking and Cycling Improvements.pdf

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