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Devon’s gritters heading out as temperatures fall

Devon’s gritters have been called into action for the first time this season and will be out again tonight as road surface temperatures are set to plunge below -3C

Posted on: 29 October 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Car in Winter

Ice on Devon’s roads each night this weekend

Freezing conditions are again forecast across the county and road surface temperatures are expected to plummet to as low -2C from tonight, Friday 5 January.

Posted on: 5 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Highways teams thanked for keeping Devon moving

While many were enjoying a well-earned festive break, teams across Devon worked 24-hours a day in freezing temperatures, responding to incidents.

Posted on: 3 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Gritters out in force across Devon

With wintry showers and icy conditions forecast, Devon County Council’s 37 frontline gritters will be treating all of Devon’s main salting routes this evening and overnight

Posted on: 7 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Gritters out in force

Gritters heading out across the county

Warning of possible icy roads with temperatures set to drop below freezing overnight and remaining sub zero until tomorrow morning

Posted on: 28 November 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Gritters on the road

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