Glenrothes Bridge improvements planned

The iconic White Bridge in Glenrothes is about to undergo a facelift, with work due to begin in the early summer. Works to enhance the B969 River Leven Bridge, known locally as the White Bridge, follow extensive consultation with partners with an interest in health, safety and wellbeing in the community. Glenrothes Area Committee Convenor, […]

Fife: Work on Glen Bridge embankment to begin

Work to stabilise the embankment and reinstate the footpath at the section of the Tower Burn underneath Glen Bridge in Dunfermline will start today and be ongoing until the end of June. The remediation works will involve general site clearance within and around the embankment, re-grading of the embankment to enhance stability and reinstatement of […]

Fife Council seeks views on Active Travel Strategy and Action Plan

Fife Council is developing an Active Travel Strategy and Action Plan for the region that will set out the long term vision for a high-quality network of routes that enable people to walk, wheel and cycle more easily and safely in and around communities. It says the network will be complemented by practical support and […]

Council unveils ambitious new sustainable transport vision for Fife

Fife Council’s new Local Transport Strategy, which sets out the vision for fair, sustainable access for all will be deliberated by councillors at Cabinet Committee this week (Thursday, 30 November). The wide-ranging Local Transport Strategy sets out priorities and provides a roadmap for investment and decision making on transport over the next decade. The strategy, […]

Fife Council fighting the battle against potholes

Fife Council is fighting the battle against potholes with a new road surfacing process. Working with COLAS Ltd, the council is using a microsasphalt surfacing technique on 28 roads in Cowdenbeath, Anstruther, Pittenweem and St Andrews. The aim is to use the preventative treatment on roads to seal the surface, prevent potholes and prolong the […]

£5.8m active travel bridge business case backed in Fife

Plans to deliver a key active travel link in Levenmouth have taken a significant step forward after the business case was approved by councillors. Members of Fife Council’s Cabinet Committee today agreed to progress delivery of the Mountfleurie Active Travel Bridge through Network Rail and their contractor as part of the River Leven Regeneration Programme. […]

Fife Council spends £3.5m on extra road maintenance

Fife Council is investing an additional £3.5 million to help fix the county’s roads, saying it is making good progress in tackling a backlog of repairs. The additional money will be used to help deal with a backlog of repairs that built up through last winter. Fife’s entire road network was inspected and more than […]

New road travel safety playground opened at Glenrothes school in Fife

New playground markings promoting road safety were officially opened on September 21st, at Carleton Primary School in Glenrothes in Fife. The new markings are part of a joint project involving Fife Council Roads and Transportation Services, the Safer Communities team, and funded by national walking charity Paths for All’s Smarter Choices, Smarter Places grants programme. […]

Fife Council say extra £6.2m spending on fixing roads is worth the investment

More than 3,600 road defects and potholes have been fixed in Fife since the start of April. Fife Council said that spending an extra £6.2 million and bringing in more staff to tackle the backlog of repairs was beginning to pay off. The council is also hopeful a new IT system for reporting problems will […]

Fife’s road casualties continue to fall, according to council

Road casualties in Fife are at their lowest ever as part of a longer-term trend of reducing accidents on roads. Fife Council’s Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Sub Committee Members recently received a Briefing Note on the number of casualties on Fife’s roads during 2021, revealing the lowest number ever recorded, and progress towards meeting targets set by Scottish […]


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