Tag Archives: Winter Service

County Council working round the clock to keep Devon moving

Snow ploughs and snow blowers have been busy clearing snow in parts of North Devon this morning and more widespread snow is forecast across the county throughout Thursday (1 March)

Posted on: 28 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Devon prepared for possible snow showers

Devon County Council, Highways England and Devon and Cornwall Police will be activating the Haldon/Telegraph Hill Plan overnight – deploying extra resources to the site in response to forecasts of snow

Posted on: 27 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment

Be prepared during freezing conditions

Be prepared is the message from Devon County Council and partner agencies as the county prepares for freezing conditions and the possibility of snow later this week

Posted on: 26 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment
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
Gritting

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

Road users urged to take extra care in freezing conditions

Devon County Council is warning road users to take extra care in freezing conditions as road surface temperatures are expected to stay sub zero throughout part of tomorrow morning

Posted on: 8 December 2017 | 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

Travel advice: Be aware of possible surface water and debris on Devon’s roads

Devon County Council is urging people to be prepared for the potential of disruption on the county’s roads caused by surface water and debris overnight and tomorrow

Posted on: 2 February 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Gritters

Warning of possible icy conditions overnight

Freezing conditions will continue overnight and into tomorrow morning and road users are being warned that widespread ice could affect the county’s roads

Posted on: 13 January 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Gritting

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