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Continuing closure of Stromeferry by-pass (23/12/11)
The A 890 Lochcarron – Kyle will remain closed today and tomorrow (Saturday) as work continues to make safe a landslide from a netted rockface.
The road was closed at 9.30 am on Thursday after the first of three separate falls of 100 tonnes of rock on to the road at a location 100 yards west of the Avalanche Shelter.
Today (Friday), the netting is being removed to allow loose rock to be removed and a full assessment made of the rock face.
Before the road can reopen, loose material must be removed and netting reinstated on the rockface.
The Inverness – Kyle train service is unaffected.