A82 Pulpit Rock

The A82 at Pulpit Rock has offered a significant engineering challenge for decades. The road narrows at one stretch to less than 7.3m wide, resulting in road users delayed at traffic signals which are in place to reduce traffic to one-lane.

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A82 Pulpit Rock Virtual Model

The improvement work at Pulpit Rock will see the removal of these traffic signals, which have been in place for over 30 years, and the stretch of road, widened to provide a two-way carriageway.

Traffic management measures will be required during construction. The current road closure programme was developed following a consultation exercise prior to works starting.

The improvements to the A82 at Pulpit Rock will include:

  • A new viaduct running parallel with Loch Lomond
  • widening of the existing carriageway to the north of the viaduct
  • Two-lane carriageway introduced.

Delivering the following benefits to road users:

  • Removal of traffic signals
  • Improvement in their journey time.
  • Reduction in driver frustration.

Work began in May 2013 and will take approximately 12 months to complete.