Revised Inverness West Link plans published
August 6 2013
The Inverness West Link Road is intended to ease cross city travel but has faced local opposition on the grounds that it will result in a loss of green space.
It will trace a sweeping alignment along the banks of the River Ness, before following the embankment of the Caledonian Canal.
Highland Council leader Drew Hendry said: "The boundaries to the sports hub proposals have been changed to accommodate the responses to our consultation and this is why we need to go back out for a further period of consultation on this element.”
Detailed planning will be submitted by the end of the month with construction expected to commence in 2015.
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