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Woodhead Pass Live
Page updated: 9:44am
Woodhead Pass Open
Nearby Road Closures, Long Through Traffic Delays, Airport Disruption

The pass is open, but take account of some issues on nearby roads affecting through travel

Have a safe journey this morning

Expect off peak mobile temporary traffic lights and/or convoy working for carriageway survey and repair works

Eastbound to Sheffield
Minor Delays around Stocksbridge
M60 to M1: 1h 0m
Westbound to Manchester
Long delays Hollingworth
Delays around Stocksbridge, M67
M1 to M60: 1h 25m

Adverse Weather Now

Wintry above ≈ 630m (2060ft)

Based on Met Office & Highways weather stations at Woodhead, Bleaklow @ 9:15am

Adverse Weather Forecast

ICE RISK from ≈ 1am on Saturday

24hr Synopsis: A bright morning with sunny spells but also with showers developing. These will turn heavy at times by the afternoon with a risk of hail and thunder. Showers then gradually ease through the evening.

Met Office Forecast @ 9:09am, approximate timings

DVSA/VOSA Local Checks
09:17 M1 Trowell

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

Safety Cameras
Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership mobile speed cameras may be on Manchester Road, Tintwistle, on random days until 25th April

Site Visitor Updates
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Regional Traffic

Glossop Traffic

Snake Pass Traffic

In Detail ...

A628 Woodhead Pass
Gun Inn to Flouch Roundabout

Manchester Connectors
A57 Mottram Moor
Gun Inn to J4/M67

Yorkshire Connectors
A628 Penistone
Penistone to Hoylandswaine
Low Bridge 4.1m (13ft 6in)

Further Afield

Regional Traffic: Moderate
Accident Rate: Low

DVSA/VOSA Vehicle Checks
09:32 M50 Ross-on-Wye
09:17 M1 Trowell
08:55 M6 Todhills
08:25 M25 South Mimms

Last Incident on Wed 18 Apr
Emergency Repairs
A628 Market Street, Hollingworth
9:13pm 18-Apr - 9:47pm 18-Apr
A628 Market Street, Hollingworth, temporary traffic lights & emergency repairs near to King Street
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 100 hours due to snow. It was kept open to traffic for 97.24% of the time

Wed 13 Dec 22:02 (3 hours)
Tue 26 Dec 09:12 (4 hours)
Tue 16 Jan 21:24 (14 hours)
Wed 28 Feb 23:55 (60 hours)
Sun 18 Mar 02:27 (23 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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