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Winter

Highways ROSS (highways.ross@kirklees.gov.uk) Last updated - January 2015

Winter maintenance is an important role for our Highways and Transportation Service. We carry out winter maintenance to allow all road users to move about as safely as possible and to help minimise delays caused by adverse weather conditions.

Our winter maintenance service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is in place whenever the weather demands.


Gritting updates, routes and bins

Gritting Updates (Last updated: 30/03/2015 11:30:31)

Temperatures are set to drop, our night patrol will monitor the conditions


Gritting routes map

  • Routes covered are highlighted with amber lines.
  • Please note, the M62 that runs through Kirklees is covered by the Highways Agency.

Gritting and bins


Weather

Weather update (Last updated: 30/03/2015 11:30:35)

The afternoon will start dry and bright but cloud will thicken up from the west, with rain arriving later. The evening will be overcast and very windy with widespread rain, heavy on the higher ground. The rain will be accompanied by strong to gale force winds, with severe gales expected on the high ground. The rain will clear to scattered blustery showers overnight and these showers will continue through Tuesday morning, during which it will remain very windy with gales in places.


Weather update links

School closures

School closures

Kirklees Schools Twitter

We work hard to make sure that learning is disrupted as little as possible in severe weather. If a school has to close for safety reasons, it will be listed on the school closures page. Regular updates are also available on Twitter

Library closures

Due to weather conditions, please can you ensure you ring your local Library and Information Centre prior to visiting to ensure that the library is open.

Contact details for all Library and Information Centres can be accessed via the library website.

Libraries information

For the Home Library Service and the Mobile Libraries, please ring: 01484 226320.

Road closures

RoadActionStatusLast updated
A6024 Open 01 February 2015 at 17:47
A635 Open 22 February 2015 at 16:11

Service closures and disruption


No current service closures or disruptions.

Buses and trains


Twitter Updates