Road Information ........A890 Stromeferry Bypass works

A section of the A890 Stromeferry Road, along Loch Carron on the South side, in the area of the "Avalanche Shelter" will be closed to all vehicular traffic at the following times: There will be no access for emergency services or pedestrians.

  • Overnight from 2200 hrs to 0700 hrs throughout the period commencing at 2200 hrs on Monday 3 September 2018 and ending at 0700 hrs on Sunday 9 September 2018,

  • For the entire period commencing at 0700 hrs on Monday 10 September 2018 and ending at 0700 hrs on Monday 19 November 2018.

  • Overnight from 2200 hrs to 0700 hrs throughout the period commencing at 2200 hrs on Monday 19 November 2018 and ending at 0700 hrs on Friday 23 November 2018.

An alternative route (“road to rail bypass”) adjacent to the closed section of road will be available to vehicles of less than 7.5 tonnes gross weight, pedestrians and cyclists at various times between 0700 hrs and 2200 hrs during the period from Monday 10 September 2018 to Monday 19 November 2018.  Details of the road to rail bypass operating timetable, which may be subject to last minute alterations, and updates are available from www.highland.gov.uk (search for Stromeferry Bypass) and The Highland Council daytime tel 01349 886601 out of hours tel 01349 886690.

Alternative routes are available, but these are extremely long - over 140 miles, and with height restrictions of 4.1mtrs. So, please plan accordingly!

 

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