Winter maintenance and gritting
We are responsible for the maintenance of public highways
in the area which includes a winter maintenance
service. The weather is checked every day to
determine whether gritting is required between 1
October and 30 April.
You can keep up to date with the latest gritting information by
following us on twitter.
A specialist winter weather forecast service is provided by
Meteogroup Ltd which advises of the possibility of freezing
road surface temperatures or snow and gives an approximate time
when these conditions may arise. This information enables the
highways maintenance team to decide whether gritting is
Which roads are gritted?
You can view
gritting routes on our Hawkeye mapping system. Gritted
routes are shown in blue and red.