Hasligden bypass closed because of ice

THE A56 southbound at Haslingden has been closed this morning due to ice.

The Highways Agency said ice is making the road dangerous near Tesco. Gritters have been delayed.

There is also a lane closure on the northbound side due to an accident.

Earlier the A56 near Edenfield was closed after an accident.

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11:03am Sat 8 Dec 12

sjw0808 says...

The Grane road was also like a skid pad this morning - it didnt appear to have been gritted
The Grane road was also like a skid pad this morning - it didnt appear to have been gritted sjw0808

11:51am Sat 8 Dec 12

cathedral citi says...

The gritters were delayed? Surely, a busy trunk road as the haslingden by-pass should be a gritting priority? Methinks the council is telling porkies...
The gritters were delayed? Surely, a busy trunk road as the haslingden by-pass should be a gritting priority? Methinks the council is telling porkies... cathedral citi

12:10pm Sat 8 Dec 12

golazzo says...

We hit ice around 9.30 last night on this same road
We hit ice around 9.30 last night on this same road golazzo

12:29pm Sat 8 Dec 12

Mikeee47 says...

another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude,
Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads.
Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,
another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude, Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads. Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other, Mikeee47

3:48pm Sat 8 Dec 12

ricksh says...

Mikeee47 wrote:
another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude,
Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads.
Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,
Sorry to say but the A56 is not maintained by any council it is maintained by the highways agency.

In the case of grit bein 50:50 mix of sand and salt how would you know do you work for the highways agency, Lancashire County Council or Blackburn with Darwen council
[quote][p][bold]Mikeee47[/bold] wrote: another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude, Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads. Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,[/p][/quote]Sorry to say but the A56 is not maintained by any council it is maintained by the highways agency. In the case of grit bein 50:50 mix of sand and salt how would you know do you work for the highways agency, Lancashire County Council or Blackburn with Darwen council ricksh

7:29pm Sat 8 Dec 12

HelmshoreBoy says...

ricksh wrote:
Mikeee47 wrote:
another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude,
Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads.
Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,
Sorry to say but the A56 is not maintained by any council it is maintained by the highways agency.

In the case of grit bein 50:50 mix of sand and salt how would you know do you work for the highways agency, Lancashire County Council or Blackburn with Darwen council
Well, you know what to do then, F*** Off to France then!
[quote][p][bold]ricksh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mikeee47[/bold] wrote: another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude, Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads. Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,[/p][/quote]Sorry to say but the A56 is not maintained by any council it is maintained by the highways agency. In the case of grit bein 50:50 mix of sand and salt how would you know do you work for the highways agency, Lancashire County Council or Blackburn with Darwen council[/p][/quote]Well, you know what to do then, F*** Off to France then! HelmshoreBoy

7:52pm Sat 8 Dec 12

Mikeee47 says...

HelmshoreBoy wrote:
ricksh wrote:
Mikeee47 wrote:
another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude,
Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads.
Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,
Sorry to say but the A56 is not maintained by any council it is maintained by the highways agency.

In the case of grit bein 50:50 mix of sand and salt how would you know do you work for the highways agency, Lancashire County Council or Blackburn with Darwen council
Well, you know what to do then, F*** Off to France then!
Typical responce from a yes man three bags full man, stop living in a Nanny state, Muppet boy, it's the LCC who grit roads. and people like you who pay for it, but by the responce your an uneducated person. what a shame.
It's because of people with your attitude we live in a run down country
[quote][p][bold]HelmshoreBoy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ricksh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mikeee47[/bold] wrote: another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude, Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads. Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,[/p][/quote]Sorry to say but the A56 is not maintained by any council it is maintained by the highways agency. In the case of grit bein 50:50 mix of sand and salt how would you know do you work for the highways agency, Lancashire County Council or Blackburn with Darwen council[/p][/quote]Well, you know what to do then, F*** Off to France then![/p][/quote]Typical responce from a yes man three bags full man, stop living in a Nanny state, Muppet boy, it's the LCC who grit roads. and people like you who pay for it, but by the responce your an uneducated person. what a shame. It's because of people with your attitude we live in a run down country Mikeee47

12:02am Mon 10 Dec 12

ricksh says...

Mikeee47 wrote:
HelmshoreBoy wrote:
ricksh wrote:
Mikeee47 wrote:
another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude,
Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads.
Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,
Sorry to say but the A56 is not maintained by any council it is maintained by the highways agency.

In the case of grit bein 50:50 mix of sand and salt how would you know do you work for the highways agency, Lancashire County Council or Blackburn with Darwen council
Well, you know what to do then, F*** Off to France then!
Typical responce from a yes man three bags full man, stop living in a Nanny state, Muppet boy, it's the LCC who grit roads. and people like you who pay for it, but by the responce your an uneducated person. what a shame.
It's because of people with your attitude we live in a run down country
The LCC dont grit the A56 u idiot so get your facts right next time
[quote][p][bold]Mikeee47[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]HelmshoreBoy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ricksh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Mikeee47[/bold] wrote: another council not fit for purpose, what happend ?? it was only minus 3, we have had temps as low as minus 10 last yr, Cant do it wont do it attitude, Spare grit at the cost of motorist and Pedestrian lives, your a disgrace, and now its a 50:50 mix of sand and salt so were still being short changed on the roads. Stop paying your road tax see what happens. This wouldnt happen in France, EVERYONE stands by each other,[/p][/quote]Sorry to say but the A56 is not maintained by any council it is maintained by the highways agency. In the case of grit bein 50:50 mix of sand and salt how would you know do you work for the highways agency, Lancashire County Council or Blackburn with Darwen council[/p][/quote]Well, you know what to do then, F*** Off to France then![/p][/quote]Typical responce from a yes man three bags full man, stop living in a Nanny state, Muppet boy, it's the LCC who grit roads. and people like you who pay for it, but by the responce your an uneducated person. what a shame. It's because of people with your attitude we live in a run down country[/p][/quote]The LCC dont grit the A56 u idiot so get your facts right next time ricksh

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