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Highways ROSS ( 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: 31/01/2015 13:01:07)

It’s cold out there – we will grit at 4pm and we’ll be doing another full grit of all priority routes at 5am. Please stay safe

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 update (Last updated: 31/01/2015 13:00:54)

There will be isolated sleet and snow showers this afternoon and this evening, with some places remaining dry. Then between around midnight and 0600 sleet and snow showers will become a bit more widespread, but may also turn to rain for a time on the lowest ground. Sunday morning will be dry and bright. It will be very windy, with gales on the high ground, and it will feel bitterly cold.

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 Road closed due to snow Closed 28 January 2015 at 21:46
A635 advised 3.08pm now open Open 29 January 2015 at 15:07
C558 Wessenden Head Road, Now Passable Open 23 January 2015 at 14:41

Service closures and disruption

No current service closures or disruptions.

Buses and trains

Twitter Updates