Temporary Road Closure Bernera Bridge

In accordance with the requirements for maintaining and inspecting its bridge assets, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar proposes to undertake precautionary inspection works to Bernera Bridge between the hours of 9.30pm and 5.30am over 5 consecutive nights from Monday 10th August till Friday 14th August 2020.

The Bridge shall be closed to traffic between these hours with allowance made only for emergency vehicles passing through.

Any persons requiring access across the bridge during the closure period can be escorted through the site on foot by traffic management operatives provided they make themselves known beforehand. 

Any person who requires further information on this matter should contact:

Angus M Gillies

Bridges Engineer

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Sandwick Road, Stornoway

Isle of Lewis


Tel 01851 822 726


Email: angus.gillies@cne-siar.gov.uk