Highland Council winter road condition report for Wednesday 23 November

Maps of the Council’s gritting routes by priority and policy are available online at 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 Wednesday 23 November are as follows:

Badenoch and Strathspey

Posted 07:39 - Damp and dry roads throughout the area with the odd frost patch. Primary and Secondary routes are being treated and temperatures are rising. No known overnight issues.


Posted 08:27 – The B874 Lochshell Watten road has now re-opened after flooding.  A mix of damp and dry roads with frosty patches all over routes. Primary and Secondary routes all being treated. Temperatures are starting to rise.


Posted 06:04 – There is a patchy grey frost on roads and gritters are out treating routes.


Posted 06:54 – There are positive road surface temperatures throughout the area. Roads are wet but no winter action is required.


Posted 07:37 - Damp and dry roads throughout the area with the odd frost patch. Primary and Secondary routes being treated. Temperatures are rising. No known overnight issues.

Ross and Cromarty

Posted 07:58 – Road surface temperatures are below zero this morning with a mixture of dry and damp roads on primary routes with some grey frost reported on higher ground and sheltered areas. No issues to report.

Skye and Raasay

Posted 08:36 – The area has positive road surface temperatures this morning. No Issues.



Posted 08:50 - Mostly damp roads with frosty / icy patches on inland routes. All routes are being treated as instructed. No known overnight issues.

Wester Ross

Posted 05:24 - Road surface temperatures below zero throughout the night with frost. No overnight issues with rain and temperatures rising this morning.


School closures

As of 09:00 this morning there are no school closures because of bad weather conditions.

The school closures page on the Council’s website at: www.highland.gov.uk/schoolclosures is updated from 7am and cleared each evening by 6pm.

Get alerts of closures on Highland Council’s Twitter and Facebook. Or phone 0800 564 2272 to get the latest pre-recorded message from head teachers regarding their school. Have the school's PIN ready when you call.





23 Nov 2022