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Highland Council announces a range of temporary road closures in Easter Ross which affect the B9176 near Alness/Ardross: Shore Street, Hilton, Tain; and Munro Street, Invergordon in August


By Ian Duncan

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Road closures in Easter Ross.
Road closures in Easter Ross.

Motorists are being advised by Highland Council that there will be three temporary road closures on Easter Ross roads at the B9176 near Alness/Ardross; Shore Street, Hilton, Tain; and Munro Street, Invergordon.

B9176:

A section of the B9176 between the A9 and Ardross will be closed to allow contractors to work safely while carrying out road surfacing works. The closure will be from 8am on Monday, August 16, until 5pm on Wednesday, August 18.

The closure will affect the B9176 Novar Toll, Ardross, Aultnamain, Mid Fearn Road, starting at its junction with the U1990 Contullich to Boath Road and extending northwards to its junction with the C1016 Alness to Achandunie Road for a total distance of 2250 metres.

An alternative route for traffic will be available via the A9 to A836 and this will be signed. Local resident access will be maintained at all times.

Shore Street, Hilton, Tain:

To allow Scottish Water contractors to work safely while carrying out repairs to the sewer, part of Shore Street, Hilton, Tain will be closed from 8am on Tuesday, August 17, until 6pm on Monday, August 23.

The closure will affect the section of the road from the south gable of 10 Shore Street extending south for around 25 metres.

Vehicle access to and from neighbouring premises will be maintained and a signed vehicle diversion will be via Back Street.

Munro Street, Invergordon:

To allow British Telecom contractors to work safely while carrying repair works to a manhole a 65 metre section of Munro Street, Invergordon from its junction with Joss Street southwards to the junction with High Street will be closed from 8am to 5pm on Wednesday, 18 August.

A diversion will be available via High Street, Castle Road and Joss Street and this will be signed. Pedestrian access will be maintained at all times.


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