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A57 Snake Pass

Live traffic conditions now on the A57 Snake Pass

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Woodhead Pass
Snake Pass Live
last updated at 4:21am

Adverse Weather Now
ICE RISK (-2.7oc RST)
Bleaklow @ 3:54am, Road Surface Temp (RST) @ 4:07am
Adverse Weather Next
Heavy Rain from noon

Check back if travelling later, real time forecasts change regularly
Met Office @ 4:16am
Last Gritting
Completed: 6:00pm yesterday
Remember: Gritting does not guarantee there will be no icy patches on the road

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In Detail ...

A57 Snake Pass
Pass Open
No Reported Incidents
Glossop to Ladybower

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

Yorkshire Connectors

Further Afield

Regional Traffic: Light
Accident Rate: Very Low

Adverse Weather Forecast
Sun► Heavy Rain
Mon► Fog
Tue► Fog

Last Incident on Thu 14 Dec
Snow Conditions Improved
A57 Snake Pass, Glossop
11:00pm 14-Dec - 11:29am 15-Dec
A57 Snake Pass both ways closed due to snow between Hurst Road (Glossop) and A6013 (Ladybower Reservoir).

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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About this Page

This page is part of Glossop Online's Traffic Section. It provides up to the minute information for anyone planning a journey over the A57 Snake Pass

The Pass: The Snake Pass is a hill pass in the Derbyshire section of the Peak District, crossing the Pennines between Manchester and Sheffield. For our purposes, we define the Pass as the section of road between the Royal Oak Inn at Glossop and the Ladybower Reservoir at Ashopton

Snake Pass from Glossop to Ladybower
Snake Pass from Glossop to Ladybower

How this page works: Our servers receive live data from various sources about any accidents, roadworks or other disruption throughout the region. This information is processed in real time and relevant reports sent to this page every minute. The page is fully automated - we don't stand around with a clipboard waiting for something to happen! Incidents, accidents and road closures rely on the Police, highways & local authorities reporting these in a timely manner. That said, experience shows most reports come through within just a few minutes

Bad Weather: The pass rises to nearly 1700ft at its exposed summit. It can frequently be affected by ice, snow, fog and strong winds

The pass is frequently closed in winter

When appropriate, we include severe weather warnings on this page and live adverse weather data from nearby weather stations. For advance planning, we also include details of any poor weather over the next few days when this is forecast by the Met Office Mountain Weather Service

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