The Braighe causeway has now fully reopened (Friday 10 January at 9pm.)

The closure was announced earlier this evening at the request of Police Scotland.  

Stornoway Coastguard Rescue Team stated on their Facebook Page: “At the request of Police Scotland, The Braighe causeway, Isle of Lewis is now closed to all vehicles. Updates regarding this closure will be posted on this page in due course.”

The Coastguard Team further posted around 8pm: "Clearing of debris on the Braighe causeway, Isle of Lewis is commencing.  Once complete, Police Scotland will assess conditions and make a decision on whether the road can open.  An update will be posted once any information is received."