Almond Valley Bridge is the backbone spine of Livingston, 300 meters long and 20 meters high the bridge carry’s the A899 Livingston road thought Livingston connecting the A71 with the M8. The Bridge is the largest in Livingston and has been designed so that the river and the land beneath it lay undisturbed. The bridge cost £1million and opened in 1972. In the same year it was awarded the Constrado Structural Steel Design Award.