Highland Council winter road condition reports for 22 February 2013 (22/02/13)

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 Friday 22 February 2013 are as follows:

Caithness and North Sutherland
A frosty start this morning with white frost and icy patches mainly in Caithness and North Sutherland All priority routes treated as necessary. Turning milder with light drizzle and snow flurries later. No known problems. Posted: 22/02/2013 12:09

Skye and Lochalsh
All priority 1 to 3 routes treated with a light application of salt this morning. No reported problems on all routes. Posted: 22/02/2013 11:11

Ross and Cromarty
Mainly dry routes, some icy patches due to seepage, priority routes treated by need. Posted: 22/02/2013 10:05

Inverness, Badenoch and Strathspey 
Roads dry / damp. Adequate salt levels. No treatment proposed or actioned.
Posted: 22/02/2013 09:58

South Sutherland and East Ross 
No problems this morning mostly dry roads. All routes patrolled and actioned as necessary following policy and priority. Posted: 22/02/2013 08:34

Nairn
Roads dry, no known problems. Posted: 22/02/2013 08:23

Lochaber
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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