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The C1239 Lusa – Kylerhea Road is closed at around 3.7km from the Invergarry – Uig trunk road (A87) due to a landslip from the hill above which has covered the road with mud for around 100 – 120m.
Council staff are on site at Kylerhea and are working to clear the road tonight and tomorrow, but the town is currently cut off from the A87.
A BT cable has been impacted by the mud slide and phones may be affected. The Council is not aware of any impact on mobile phone coverage.
On Raasay the ‘bottom’ road near the Raasay Outdoor Centre is also closed due to 30m of parapet wall which has collapsed. An alternative route is available via the ‘top’ road.
Council operatives will be unable to gain access to inspect the site and consider repairs until tomorrow (December 11).
Anyone who is cut off by the road closure at Kylerhea and requires emergency services should phone 999 for assistance.