Glen Nevis footbridge closed in the interest of safety

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A large hole in the planking has resulted in the temporary closure of the popular Paddy’s Bridge in the Polldubh crags area of Glen Nevis.

Part of Highland Council’s core path network, ownership of the bridge is still being determined but Jahama Highland Estates, which owns the land, is working with the local authority to ensure the repair is made swiftly while the wider ownership challenges are resolved.

Jonathan Hart, liaison manager for Jahama Highland Estates said:  ‘In the interests of public safety we placed temporary closure signs on the bridge last Saturday.

‘Our thanks go to the Highland Council path maintenance team for their assistance.

‘Ensuring the initial repair is complete will allow us the time to determine the ownership of the bridge and how best to maintain it looking forward.’