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PE1967: Protect Loch Lomond’s Atlantic oakwood shoreline by implementing the High road option for the A82 upgrade between Tarbet and Inverarnan

Petition Summary

Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to reconsider the process for selecting the preferred option for the planned upgrade of the A82 between Tarbet and Inveraranan, and replace the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) based assessment with the more comprehensive Scottish Transport Appraisal Guidance.

Petitioner: John Urquhart on behalf of Helensburgh and District Access Trust and The Friends of Loch Lomond and The Trossachs

Status: Under consideration

Date published: 22 September 2022

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Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee Consideration

Committee Meetings

21 December 2022: The Committee agreed to write to Transport Scotland, Argyll and Bute Council, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, and the Lochaber Chamber of Commerce.

Official Report of Meeting 21 December 2022

17 May 2023: The Committee agreed to write to the Minister for Transport. The Committee also agreed to consider options for a visit to the A82 upgrade site.          

Official Report of Meeting 17 May 2023

06 March 2024: The Committee agreed to write to the Cabinet Secretary for Transport and Transport Scotland. 

Official Report of Meeting 06 March 2024

Written Submissions