Gritting update – Jan 6

By on 06/01/2010 in News

Precautionary salting of all priority routes
05/01/2010 – 15.00 through to 06/01/2010 06:00

Auxiliary salting  routes
05/01/2010 – 15.00

Responses to incidents as possible
Ongoing

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 5-6) was the 22nd 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 – http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=5746

School closures and other useful information: www.birmingham.gov.uk/weather-disruption

Protocol on School Closures: http://birminghamnewsroom.com/?p=5893

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. mark pearson says:

    Drove to alvechurch around five from Kings Norton. Main redditch rd passable but poor. Reached Island where WORCS presumaBLY TAKE OVER AND ROAD WAS CLEAR – A DEFINITE LINE ACROSS THE RD?

    tHIS HAS BEEN A FEATURE FOR YEARS!!

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