Skye Bridge, Kyle of Lochalsh

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The Skye Bridge is a road bridge over Loch Alsh, Scotland, connecting the Isle of Skye to the island of Eilean Bàn. The name is also used for the whole Skye Crossing, which further connects Eilean Bàn to the mainland across the Carrich Viaduct. The crossing forms part of the A87.
Traditionally, the usual route from the mainland to Skye was the shortest crossing, with a length of around 500m, across the sound between the villages of Kyle of Lochalsh on the mainland and Kyleakin on the island's east coast. A ferry service operated from around 1600, run by private operators and latterly by Caledonian MacBrayne.
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  • If you travel by car in the Highlands, the Skye bridge is the perfect connection to the Isle of Skye. Free to use, comfortable, just a few minutes travel time.  more »
  • We went over the bridge 4 times, what super views as you go over the top and down the far side. My husband remembers the days before the bridge was built, the bridge make the trip to the Isle of Skye....  more »
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