Birmingham gritting update – Jan 7

By on 07/01/2010 in News

Precautionary salting of all priority routes
06/01/2010 – 18.30 through to 07/01/2010 03:00

Auxiliary salting  routes

Responses to incidents as possible

Ploughing/snow clearance
Occasional overnight

City centre footway treatments
06/01/2010 – 04:00 and ongoing

Sutton Coldfield footway treatments
06/01/2010 – 04:00 and ongoing

Last night (Jan 6-7) was the 23rd consecutive night we have gritted the network - the previous record was 14 consecutive nights.

We have also been gritting the network at a greater intensity in an effort to keep the city moving.

Winter maintenance and gritting plans –

School closures and other useful information:

Protocol on School Closures:

Weather Updates


Met Office:

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  1. Nigel Atkins says:

    Doing a good job on the main roads, but no grit in the yellow roadside bins on Marsh Lane, Erdington, for the last three evenings. Please either spread grit on the side roads or refill the bins so we can grit them, especially the junctions.