Winchburgh M9 Junction Update
Work has continued for the M9 Wichburgh development, where over 9000m3 of LECA 10-20mm Lightweight Fill has been specified as a solution for poor groundwork conditions. The new motorway junction on the M9 to provide access for an expanding residential community at Winchburgh. The motorway will enable over 3,800 homes including 750 affordable homes, of which 450 will be for social rent to address the critical shortage of housing in the area. This includes the delivery of green, open spaces such as the 78 acre Auldcathie Park, Daisy Park and a new marina on the Union Canal, to provide a more aesthetically pleasing and functional environment for the local residents.
This new sustainable development has been initiated by RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd on behalf of Winchburgh Developments Ltd to alleviate traffic congestion on the local roads; whilst creating improved access to the motorway within the region. Due to poor groundwork conditions, LECA® LWA was specified to provide a lightweight and structurally robust solution for the new highway.