A mysterious white powder yesterday brought a Highland road to a standstill for over six hours yesterday.
An unidentified powder found on a Highland road earlier today turned out to be a false alarm after specialist personnel were drafted in to establish exactly what the substance was.
Highland Council yesterday announced the successful contractor awarded with the task of conducting the B9090 White Bridge Realignment as Dingwall based R J McLeod Contractors.
A north community leader is warning council planners that a road straightening project could increase the risk of crashes in the area.
A long-awaited solution to a replacement for Highland Council's oldest bridge could be on the horizon.