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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-00396: Mike Rumbles (North East Scotland)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 1 June 2016

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the reported comment in the Press and Journal on 22 April 2016 by Stewart MacLean of the A82 Partnership that “planning for the upgrade for Tarbet to Inverarnan is at an advanced stage and we had anticipated that funding would be provided for these works", what plans it has to invest in upgrading the A82 at this stretch of road.

Answered by: Humza Yousaf 14 June 2016

The Scottish Government remains committed to upgrading the A82 between Tarbet and Inverarnan. Following route option assessment work the preferred option for the scheme was announced on 30 September 2015. The next phase of design work, which is the development and assessment of the preferred option, is underway with a view to preparing draft orders for the scheme.