From today, October 4th, the Snake Pass will be closed to traffic for two weeks for roadworks.
Derbyshire County Council will be doing some resurfacing, fixing potholes, replacing some drains and clearing others, replacing some signs. Repainting road markings and carrying out some investigation work on one of the retaining walls. No traffic or bikes will be allowed through for safety reasons, although access will remain for residents and farmers
Derbyshire County Council apologise for the inconvenience,
Diversions are in place, directing drivers to take an alternative route via the A624, A6, A623, B6049, A6187, and A57.
The A57 Snake Pass is scheduled to reopen, Friday 15th October 2021.
During the closure, the Hulley’s X57 Bus will continue to run a reduced service between Sheffield and Manchester via the Woodhead pass, taking the B6105 at Crowden to Glossop, where it will resume its normal route to Manchester.. This temporary route will operate daily between the hours of 9am & 5pm.
Buses scheduled over the pass before 9am or after 5pm will use the normal route.