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Motorists advised of temporary traffic restrictions for Etape Loch Ness 2017

13th April 2017

The Highland Council and partners are advising motorists of temporary road closures and speed restrictions which will be in place next weekend (22 - 23 April) during the Etape Loch Ness cycling event.

The restrictions and prohibitions which are being put in place are for participants' safety and to allow the Etape to take place on public roads.

Access for emergency services vehicles will be maintained at all times and for vehicles employed to ensure the safety of the Event participants.

The following roads will be closed to all other vehicles on the dates and times as follows::

A82 Dalnottar - Inverness Trunk Road between its junction with Bught Drive, Inverness, and its junction with the C1118 General Booth Road. 06:00hrs to 07:15hrs on Sunday 23rd April



A82 Dalnottar - Inverness Trunk Road between its junction with the C1118 General Booth Road, Inverness, and its junction with the A831 Drumnadrochit – Cannich – Beauly Toll Road. 05:35 to 08:05hrs on Sunday 23rd April



A82 Dalnottar – Inverness Trunk Road between its junction with the A831 Drumnadrochit – Cannich – Beauly Toll Road and its junction with the private road leading to Urquhart Castle. 06:35 - 08:15hrs on Sunday 23rd April



A82 Dalnottar – Inverness Trunk Road between its junction with the private road leading to Urquhart Castle and its junction with the U1766 Dalcataig Road, Invermoriston. 06:20 - 09:05hrs on Sunday 23rd April

A82 Dalnottar – Inverness Trunk Road between its junction with the U1766 Dalcataig Road, Invermoriston, and its junction with the B862 Fort Augustus – Whitebridge – Torness – Dores – Inverness Road. 07:00 - 09:35hrs on Sunday 23rd April



B862 Fort Augustus – Whitebridge – Torness – Dores – Inverness Road between its junction with the A82 Dalnottar – Inverness Trunk Road and its junction with the B852 Dalcrag Bridge – Foyers – Inverfarigaig – Dores Road. 07:10 - 10:55hrs on Sunday 23rd April



B852 Dalcrag Bridge – Foyers – Inverfarigaig – Dores Road between its junction with the B862 Fort Augustus – Whitebridge – Torness – Dores – Inverness Road and its junction with the U1177 Foyers Road. 07:45 - 11:55hrs on Sunday 23rd April



B852 Dalcrag Bridge – Foyers – Inverfarigaig – Dores Road between its junction with the U1177 Foyers Road and its junction with the B862 Fort Augustus – Whitebridge – Torness – Dores – Inverness Road. 07:45 - 11:55hrs on Sunday 23rd April



B862 Fort Augustus – Whitebridge – Torness – Dores – Inverness Road between its junction with the B852 Dalcrag Bridge – Foyers – Inverfarigaig – Dores Road and Holm Roundabout. 08:15 – 12:25hrs on Sunday 23rd April



B862 Fort Augustus – Whitebridge – Torness – Dores – Inverness Road between Holm Roundabout and its junction with the B861 Inverness – Leys – Inverarnie Road (Ness Bridge Junction). 08:15 - 12:25hrs on Sunday 23rd April

Ness Walk, Inverness, between its junction with Young Street and its junction with Ardross Terrace. 08:45 - 12:40hrs on Sunday 23rd April



Ardross Terrace, Inverness, between its junction with Ness Walk and its junction with Bishops Road. 08:45 - 12:40hrs on Sunday 23rd April



Bishops Road, Inverness, between its junction with Ness Walk Upper and its junction with Ardross Terrace. From 18:00hrs on Saturday 22nd April to 15:00hrs on Sunday 23rd April 2017.

Ness Walk Upper, Inverness, between its junction with Bishops Road and its junction with Ballifeary Lane. 05:30 - -8:00hrs on Sunday 23rd April

Ness Walk Upper, Inverness, between its junction with Ballifeary Lane and its junction with Bught Road. From 18:00hrs on Saturday 22nd April to 08:00hrs on Sunday 23rd April 2017.



Bught Road, Inverness, between its junction with Ness Walk Upper and its junction with Bught Avenue. From 18:00hrs on Saturday 22nd April to 08:00hrs on Sunday 23rd April 2017.

Bught Road, Inverness, between its junction with Bught Avenue and its junction with Whin Park. From 21:00hrs on Saturday 22nd April to 08:00hrs on Sunday 23rd April 2017.



Bught Avenue, Inverness, between its junction with Bught Road and its junction with Bught Drive. From 18:00hrs on Saturday 22nd April to 08:00hrs on Sunday 23rd April 2017.



Bught Drive, Inverness, between its junction with Bught Avenue and its junction with the A82 Dalnottar – Inverness Trunk Road 05:30 to 07:10hrs on Sunday 23rd April 2017.

In addition to these temporary restrictions, during the event a 20mph temporary speed limit will be in place along the B862 Fort Augustus – Whitebridge – Torness – Dores – Inverness Road between Holm Roundabout and its junction with the B861 Inverness – Leys – Inverarnie Road (Ness Bridge Junction).

For more information about the event visit http://www.etapelochness.com/

 

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