Tag Archives: gritting

Gritters working around the clock on Devon’s roads

Devon County Council’s precautionary salting network, covering more than 2,000 miles of the county’s roads will be treated by gritters multiple times over the next 24 hours in response to the forecast of potential snow and ice

Posted on: 12 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Gritters out in force as temperatures plummet

Devon’s army of gritters will be out in force tonight as forecasters predict temperatures to plummet below freezing

Posted on: 28 November 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Gritters heading out on Devon’s roads for first time this season

With temperatures verging on freezing in parts of the county tonight, gritters are heading out on some of Devon’s major roads for the first time this winter

Posted on: 2 November 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Gritters prepare for the coldest night so far this winter

More than 2,000 miles of Devon’s roads are being salted by gritters today as road surface temperatures are set to drop below freezing across Devon from early evening, with lows of -6.3C expected in East Devon

Posted on: 19 January 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Challenging conditions on Devon’s roads

People are being urged to be aware of challenging conditions when travelling this morning as Devon County Council gritters and ploughs work continuously across the county

Posted on: 15 January 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Warning of icy conditions as gritters head out on Devon’s roads

Gritters are out across Devon’s main salting network as a warning is issued for icy conditions and wintry showers. People are being advised to take extreme care if travelling overnight and tomorrow morning

Posted on: 14 January 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Devon’s winter preparations underway

The County Council has started its winter service, preparing for the coming season by inspecting and re-filling more than 4,000 grit bins across the county

Posted on: 16 October 2015 | Posted in: Environment