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Alterations to road markings approaching A68 at junction to Oxton: EIR release

Published: 26 Mar 2019

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

Published:
26 Mar 2019
Alterations to road markings approaching A68 at junction to Oxton: EIR release
FOI reference: FOI/19/00564
Date received: 26 Feb 2019
Date responded: 26 Mar 2019
Information requested

 

We should be grateful if you would confirm any alteration in the road markings and signage particularly in the southbound carriageway on the approach to the Oxton Junction on the A68 from the date of 21 December 2014 to date.

 

Response

 

As the information you have requested is ‘environmental information’ for the purposes of the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIRs), we are required to deal with your request under those Regulations.  We are applying the exemption at section 39(2) of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), so that we do not also have to deal with your request under FOISA. 

This exemption is subject to the ‘public interest test’.  Therefore, taking account of all the circumstances of this case, we have considered if the public interest in disclosing the information outweighs the public interest in applying the exemption.  We have found that, on balance, the public interest lies in favour of upholding the exemption, because there is no public interest in dealing with the same request under two different regimes.  This is essentially a technical point and has no material effect on the outcome of your request.

Please refer to Annex A of this request which is the A68 Oxton Junction Road Markings Details drawing. The works for this took place between 6 February to 22 February 2017

 

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