Reduced Speed Limit for Nether Lochaber

Residents in North Ballachulish and Onich have been calling for a reduced speed limit on the A82 through Nether Lochaber for some time. It’s a cause that local councillors have highlighted to Transport Scotland on many occasions. At long last, it looks as though a reduced 50mph will be introduced from the Ballachulish Bridge roundabout…

Good news from the A82 at Pulpit Rock

Amid all the wintry weather doom-and-gloom there is some good news, courtesy of local campaign group the A82 partnership, about the A82 upgrade at Pulpit Rock. Transport Scotland has confirmed: There will be NO planned A82 road closures for Pulpit Rock works before 1 February 2014. The proposed FULL (24/7) closure of approximately one week…

A82 Pulpit Rock daytime closures ahead of Christmas

BEAR SCOTLAND has announced daytime closures for the A82 at Pulpit Rock this week, see details in their press release below: Essential road repairs are to be carried out on the A82 at Pulpit Rock.  To ensure the safety of road users and roadworkers, the A82 will be closed at Pulpit Rock during daytime hours…

Think again on A82 closure

Transport Scotland needs to think again on their latest A82 closure plan before they damage our tourist trade at the beginning of the season. In a consultation, published just four working days before the Easter break, they asked for opinions on a proposal to upgrade another section of the A82, in Onich, starting on 21st…

A82 resurfacing work to start at Onich

Initially planned for last year, the long awaited resurfacing of the A82, at Onich, starts on Sunday 24th February. Before Christmas, I met with Transport Scotland to discuss details of the road works. I wanted to ensure the disruption, which is inevitable when resurfacing 1.3 miles of trunk road, is kept to an absolute minimum…