A night out with the Birmingham gritters

By on 24/12/2010 in Video News, Winter Alerts

Birmingham Mail reporter Will Oliphant spent a night shift with the city’s army of gritting lorries.

Winter maintenance and gritting plans – http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=5746

Winter weather travel tips – http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=14233

Weather disruption round-up – http://weather-disruption.birmingham.gov.uk/

Local volunteers from the Open Street Map project have kindly mapped gritting routes onto their map. While we can accept no liability for any errors, we’re very grateful to them for their contribution.

You can view the gritting map by visiting: http://mappa-mercia.org/gritting-map.shtml

Weather Updates

BBC: http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/2102

Met Office: http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/wm/wm_forecast_weather.html

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  1. derick field says:

    i think the gritters are brilliant at gritting the roads last year they did so well
    but could do with all side roads doing tho saves cars getting stuck and saves accidents
    side roads are Allways catching the worst of the snow