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The pass is open, have a safe journey this evening

Wednesday 16th May
Waiting restrictions, temporary speed limits and traffic disruption expected on Wednesday 16th May due to a Dambusters 75th Anniversary Event at Derwent Valley

Deep Pot Holes
Many deep and damaging pot holes have developed along the whole length of the pass over the winter

As with all rural roads, expect sheep on the pass at this time of year

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Regional Traffic

Glossop Traffic

Woodhead Pass Traffic

In Detail ...

A57 Snake Pass
Pass Open
Glossop to Ladybower

Manchester Connectors
A57 Glossop & Mottram, M67 Hyde & Denton, B6105 Torside, A624 Chunal & Peep o'Day
No reports

Yorkshire Connectors
A57 Sheffield, A6101 Rivelin Valley, A6013 Bamford, A6187 Castleton & Hathersage
No reports

Further Afield

Regional Traffic: Light
Accident Rate: Low

Last Incident on Mon 16 Apr
A57 Snake Pass, Derbyshire
8:35pm 16-Apr - 11:03pm 16-Apr
Road partially blocked on A57 Snake Pass between Glossop & Ladybower due to an accident involving an overturned vehicle. Near the Summit.
Winter Maintenance
Pass last gritted at 4:50am on Thu 05 Apr 2018
Snow Closures Winter 17/18

Last winter (Nov-Mar) the pass was closed for 398 hours due to snow. It was been kept open to traffic for 89.02% of the time

Sat 25 Nov 08:54 (6 hours)
Fri 08 Dec 00:35 (17 hours)
Wed 13 Dec 21:33 (3 hours)
Thu 14 Dec 23:00 (13 hours)
Fri 29 Dec 06:11 (15 hours)
Tue 16 Jan 04:11 (4 days)
Fri 19 Jan 05:01 (10 hours)
Sun 21 Jan 11:52 (3 hours)
Thu 01 Feb 06:40 (1 hour)
Sun 11 Feb 12:05 (26 hours)
Tue 27 Feb 06.30 (6 days)
Sat 17 Mar 00.21 (5 hours)
Sat 17 Mar 10.27 (54 hours)
Mon 02 Apr 07.09 (9 hours)

E&OE: We compile these reports from live data automatically received from various organisations such as Elgin, TfGM, Highways England, motoring organisations, Local Authorities, the Met Office & the Police. We are unable to verify the accuracy or timeliness of any third party data or absence thereof. This site is, therefore, for information only

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