B895 road

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B895 at Blackwater
B895 and Tolsta Filter Station

The B895 road is a road of northeastern Isle of Lewis, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It connects the A857 road at Newmarket, just to the north of Laxdale Bridge, to Bail' Ùr Tholastaidh) to the east of Loch Diridean and is 12.3 miles (19.8 km) long.[1][2] In August 2008, the 30 mph speed limit of the road was increased to 40 mph speed limit.[3] The road passes the villages of Newmarket, Tong, Gearraidh Ghuirm, Back, Gress and North Tolsta.


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  2. ^ "B895". Society for British Road Enthusiasts. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "ROAD SAFETY – (B895 NEWMARKET TO NORTH TOLSTA) (40MPH SPEED LIMIT) EXPERIMENTAL ORDER 2011". Transportation Committee of Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. Retrieved 20 May 2012.