Highland Council winter road condition reports for 20 February 2013. (20/02/13)

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 Wednesday 20 February 2013 are as follows:

Caithness and North sutherland
Caithness road surface temperatures higher than North Sutherland temperatures lower. Roads treated in Gaulin area. Some white frost on high parts. No other problems reported. Posted: 20/02/2013 08:51

Roads damp/dry, adequate salt levels, no known problems. Posted: 20/02/2013 08:48

Lower roads freezing fog, roads icy. Higher routes drier with patches of frost. Treating lower roads and footpaths by priority.  Posted: 20/02/2013 08:25

South Sutherland and East Ross 
Routes patrolled and treated by priority and policy. Most routes mixture of dry and damp roads. Posted: 20/02/2013 08:15

Skye and Lochalsh
Priority 1 route patrols completed with no reported problems. Roads mainly dry with occasional pockets of frost. Posted: 20/02/2013 07:20

Badenoch and Strathspey, Lochaber, Ross and Cromarty
No problems reported.

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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