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Euro Funding Bids for Lifeline Road (15/08/08)
Bids are being made to attract £250,000 worth of European funding to upgrade three “lifeline” Highland roads.
The schemes are:-
• B8007 – Salen – Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan
• A896 – Kinlochewe – Lochcarron, Wester Ross
• A855 – Portree – Staffin, Skye
The TEC Services Committee has agreed to contribute £750,000 in its 2009/10 budget towards the cost of the projects.
The Committee also agreed to submit a further bid to the European Regional Development Fund in September 2009 to allow completion of these lifeline road improvement projects in 2010/11.