Highland Council winter road condition report for Tuesday 11 January 2022
Maps of the Council’s gritting routes by priority and policy are available online at https://www.highland.gov.uk/gritting
The information provided is a summary 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 for travelling.
Road condition reports for Tuesday 11 January 2022 are as follows:
Badenoch and Strathspey: Posted at 08:42. Widespread ice across the area – main roads and bus routes being treated as necessary.
Nairn: Posted at 08:40. Damp/wet roads with patches of ice and frost – main roads and bus routes being treated as necessary
Caithness: Posted at 08:07. Hard white frost reported with treatment on-going. Road surface temperatures slow to lift. No overnight issues reported.
Ross and Cromarty East: Posted at 07:55. Icy stretches and frosty patches. All routes being treated.
Ross and Cromarty West: Posted at 08:20. Generally damp roads, with odd icy patches on roads furthest east. Roads being treated as required. No issues reported overnight.
Lochaber: Posted at 08:36. Crews stood-down this morning. No problems overnight
Sutherland: Posted at 08:25. Frosty with icy stretches in central and east Sutherland this morning. All these routes currently being treated. No known problems.
Skye and Raasay: Posted at 06:05. No planned action. Positive road surface temperatures. No overnight issues to report.
Inverness: Posted at 06:08. Grey frost stretches and icy patches on roads – gritters heading out on all routes.
For information on UK Met Office warnings and advice visit www.metoffice.gov.uk
As of 10am this morning, there are no schools closures as a result of bad weather conditions.
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