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Temporary road closures for Corrieyairack Challenge

Issued: 27 Jun 2007

Motorists and members of the public are being advised by The Highland Council's TEC Services that temporary road closures will take place on Saturday 30th June 2007 for public safety during the Corrieyairack Challenge.

From 9:30am to 10am; and 11am to 11:20am the B862 Fort Augustus ~ Inverness Road will be closed at its junction with the A82 Glasgow ~ Fort William ~ Inverness Trunk Road, to its junction with the U139 Ardachy Road, Fort Augustus.

Also, from 9am to 12noon the U139 Ardachy Road, Fort Augustus will be closed at its junction with the A82 Glasgow ~ Fort William ~ Inverness Trunk Road to its junction with the B862 Fort Augustus ~ Inverness Road.

The closures will affect vehicular traffic, but pedestrian access and access for emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times. Alternative routes for vehicular traffic will be signposted during the periods of the temporary closures.

The Corrieyairack Challenge, is a sponsored charity challenge held every July, consisting of a 17-mile hill section over the historic Corrieyairack mountain pass (2350ft) followed by a 26-mile road section. Runners, bikers, duathletes, joggers and walkers of all levels participate. Further information on the Corrieyairack Challenge see the website http://www.corrieyairack.org/

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