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Today's winter road condition report


By David G Scott

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Highland Council's road condition report for today (Wednesday, January 13) is as follows:

Caithness

Posted at 8.19am. East coast routes just slight sparkle on them, inland routes black ice and sparkling roads. All routes being treated by priority. No issues reported.

Roads being gritted in Wick.Picture: DGS
Roads being gritted in Wick.Picture: DGS

Sutherland

Posted at 8.15am. Damp roads with icy stretches, remains of frozen slush and snow on higher routes. All routes currently being treated. No known problems.

Ross and Cromarty East

Posted at 8.30am. All routes being checked and treated this morning. Main routes with odd icy patches and light sparkle. Secondary routes and others still reporting frozen snow and heavy frost. All being treated with grit and addressing water run off where necessary.

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.

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