"Yes its True that the NC500 will be closingBut fear not it is not for ever and in fact it is only part of the route and only for an hour or so at a timeThe move is to allow shipments to be transported along the A836 from the Dounreay atomic plant in Caithness to the port of Scrabster – then on to Sellafield in CumbriaWith the UK terror threat remaining “severe” police have been granted the power to close a nine-mile stretch of the lucrative North Coast 500 route for public safety reasonsThe sporadic A836 closures will be for one hour at a time between the hours of 8am and 6pm from a week today until June 22 next yearRead all about it here on the Press & Journal Website