Annual surface dressing across the Western Isles

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The Comhairle nan Eilean Siar commenced its annual surface dressing programme of works on Monday May 9.

The work will take approximately six to eight weeks across the Western Isles and will start in the Harris area for one week before operations move to Uist and Barra for three weeks, then returning to Lewis.

Traffic management and warning signs will be in place and the travelling public are asked to take heed of the warnings and temporary speed limits. All works are dry weather dependent and are subject to delays.

Works locations  include A859 Clisham, Scarista, Cameron Terrace, C78 Carragreich, Berneray, A865 5 sections Uist, A888 four sections Barra, B8011 Uig Bends, A858 Brue, Cross Skigersta area Ness, A857 Barvas Moor and Laxdale School, B895 Coll and Gress. Drivers should allow additional time for travelling whilst works are in these areas to allow for expected delays.