The A87 Trunk Road (Bridge Road, Portree) (Temporary Prohibition of Use of Road) Order 2017

The Scottish Ministers give notice that they have made the above Order under sections 2(1) and (2), 4(1) and 16A of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984  temporarily prohibiting traffic on that length of the A87 Invergarry – Kyle of Lochalsh – Borve - Uig Trunk Road from its junction with the A855 Bridge Road, Portree north westwards to its junction with the B885 Struan Road, Portree, a distance of 475 metres or thereby.

The Order, which is required to facilitate the running of the Skye Half Marathon will be in operation from 10th June 2017 to 11th June 2017. Restrictions on the trunk road will only be in operation for a period of up to 20 minutes to facilitate the start of the race at 10.30 am. The Order does not apply to vehicles while being used in an emergency for fire service, coastguard, ambulance or police purposes or to acts done with the permission or upon the direction of a police constable in uniform but will only have effect in relation to such length(s) of road as indicated by the appropriate traffic signs.

Alternative Routes

Alternative route for traffic is not required.

For information about roadworks on motorways and trunk roads visit

A member of the staff of the Scottish Ministers
Transport Scotland
Buchanan House
Glasgow G4 0HF


Start date 10 Jun 2017 End date 11 Jun 2017 Status Region Mode of transport