Gritting alert – Jan 20

By on 20/01/2013 in Winter Alerts

UPDATE (12.40pm): Once the gritters complete their current run we will repeat and continue until further notice.

Here comes the snow again and the Birmingham gritters are heading back out at 10am.

Crews will continue to treat the priority footways and we’ll monitor conditions throughout the day.

If you’re planning to go out, please take extra care.

Winter maintenance and gritting plans –

Winter weather travel tips –

School closures

Details of any school closures can be found here:

Regional Gritting Information #wmgrit

The panel below brings together gritting alerts from local authorities across the West Midlands. You can also get this information via the following RSS feed:

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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:

Weather Updates


Met Office:

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  1. E Smith says:

    Why does the above link for gritting plans take me a link that is dated November 2011? Also, the mappa-mercia link to Birmingham’s gritting map takes me to US site and goes no further. Is this an example of Birmingham City Council’s new and efficient website?

    • geoffc says:

      The gritting info remains the same for this winter. The Mappa Mercia site is an independent, externally hosted website. We are aware the site has had problems today.