September 21, 2020


Works start Tuesday 22 September for four nights

Two sections of the A87 between Dornie and Kyle of Lochalsh are set to benefit from an improved road surface as surfacing improvements are set to get underway from Tuesday night.

The project will address any existing defects in the road, ensuring the integrity and safety of the trunk road network at this location.

The overnight improvements to the A87 are programmed to start on Tuesday 22 September and are scheduled to take four nights to complete. The project will be carried out between 7pm and 7am each night with work due to be completed by 7am Saturday 26 September.

Work is programmed as follows:


  • A87 Dornie Junction – Tuesday 22 September to Wednesday 23 September (two nights)
  • A87 South Kyle – Thursday 24 September to Friday 25 September (two nights)


To keep roadworkers as well as road users safe during the project, a 10mph convoy traffic management system will be in place at the two locations during working hours.  Traffic management will be removed outwith working hours, however a 30mph speed limit will be in place as traffic will be travelling over a temporary surface.

Access through the works site for emergency services will be maintained at all times.

Eddie Ross, BEAR Scotland’s North West Representative said: “This surfacing project across these two locations of A87 will help address defects and greatly improve the surface for motorists.

“We’ve taken steps to minimise disruption for motorists as much as possible during the improvements by carrying out the project overnight.

“Our teams will do all they can to complete the works as quickly and safely as they can, and we thank the local community and road users for their patience in advance while we complete these projects. We encourage motorists to plan ahead before setting out by checking the Traffic Scotland website for up to date travel information.”

Real time journey information is available from Traffic Scotland on www.trafficscotland.org, twitter at @trafficscotland or the new mobile site my.trafficscotland.org.