A convoy system will be in place on a busy Highland route from Monday as Transport Scotland sets out to improve the A830 from Fort William to Malliag, at Loch Eil Station.
Firefighters from across the Highlands and Islands were out in force yesterday as they battled to bring wildfires on the west coast and on Skye under control.
Major improvements on a vital Highland road are to begin this coming Sunday as Transport Scotland are preparing to deliver on a £180,000 improvement scheme on the A830 Road to the Isles route.
Work is set to begin later this month on a project worth in the region of £165,000 aimed at improving the road surface on the A830 around the Glenfinnan area.
The newly built Criche Bridge has opened to traffic along the A830 after 10 months of construction.
Ann Mack (+ pic if needed)
A Lochaber community is being urged to log every near miss at a school crossing on a busy trunk road after Transport Scotland rejected its plea for a pelican crossing.
Motorists are being warned to expect delays on the busy Road to the Isles tourist route in Lochaber from Monday.
Fears have been raised that pupils could be killed or seriously injured if a dangerous Lochaber junction is not improved.
The A830 Road to the Isles was closed for around 45 minutes yesterday (Monday) after a van crashed into a building.
The A830 Road to the Isles has reopened following a crash at Corpach, near Fort William, in Lochaber.
A Highland community is calling for three new pedestrian crossings on a busy trunk road because people are having difficulty getting across the road at these locations.
The next phase of a £10million programme to replace nine bridges along the scenic A830 Road to the Isles in Lochaber is due to start next week and last six months.
Motorists on the A830 Road to the Isles in Lochaber are being warned to expect overnight road closures to allow for urgent resurfacing work - starting on Sunday.
Caol Community Council is calling for local communities to come up with a new plan instead of the proposed Caol Link Road, which is estimated to cost between £35million and £50million.
A snow plough driver was yesterday banned from driving for two years and fined £600 for refusing to provide a specimen of his breath to police who suspected him of drink driving.
By Sarah Bruce
This image of a pair of deer fighting in the middle of the road appears to epitomise the wildness of the Highlands.
These two fearsome beasts gave a new definition to road rage in the Highlands.
The first of nine new bridges on a popular Highland tourist route has been completed as part of a £10million bridge replacement scheme.
Fears that the new roof on Lochaber High School in Fort William has become unsafe in high winds have led to the closure of the A830 Road to the Isles.
A Highland road has been re-opened following an earlier accident.
Sue Restan and Jamie McKenzie
Plans to reduce the speed limit on the A830 Road to the Isles in Lochaber - including a crossing that forms part of the Great Glen Way - have been welcomed by local residents.
A £200,000 project to make the Road to the Isles tourist route in Lochaber safer for motorists is due to start on Monday.
A large crane has lifted a temporary bridge into place to keep a Highland trunk road open while old bridges along the popular tourist route are being replaced.
Three people were injured and two cars were totally destroyed by fire as a result of an accident on a popular Highland tourist route.
A Highland trunk road has partially reopened after a two-car crash in which both vehicles caught fire this evening.
Two vehicles caught fire following a crash which has closed a busy Highland trunk road this evening.
No one seems willing to accept responsibility for replacing two low bridges that locals claim have become "accident blackspots" on a popular Highland tourist route.
Communities along the Road to the Isles say two bridges they consider "accident blackspots" should be included in a crossings replacement project on the popular tourist route.