Highland Council winter road condition reports for 12 February 2013 (12/02/13)

The Highland Council’s snow clearing / gritting route policies and area maps are online for 2012/13 at www.highland.gov.uk/gritting.

Road condition and gritting treatment reports by The Highland Council’s, Transport, Environmental and Community Services for the morning of Tuesday 12 February 2013 are as follows:

Caithness and North Sutherland
Road in Caithness are all clear. Occasional icy/frosty patches in North Sutherland treating as required in priority order.  Posted 12/02/2013 08:41:53

South Sutherland and East Ross
Road surface mostly dry, minor seepage areas treated

Roads dry or damp with salt. No problems. Posted: 12/02/2013 08:39:17

Badenoch and Strathspey 
Roads mainly dry with some icy run off's.  Gritting has taken place where required. Posted: 12/02/2013 08:40:41

Roads dry so team just had to grit a few icy patches where there were drainage issues. Posted 12/02/2013 08:45:53

Ross and Cromarty
Roads generally dry. Odd icy patches, mainly where seepage has occurred, all treated. Posted 12/02/2013 08:52:24

Skye and Lochalsh
Roads dry. No issues. Posted 12/02/2013 08:06:46

Road surface was mostly dry.  Minor seepage areas all treated. Posted: 12/02/2013 09:21:25

The information provided is a synopsis of reports from operational staff and is intended to give a general indication of typical conditions in each area at a point in time.  It is not intended to imply that any individual route is entirely snow and ice free and drivers must be aware that conditions can change rapidly and make their own assessment of conditions before travelling.


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