From October to April we aim to treat roads and footpaths before the formation of frost or ice using information issued by the Met Office.
This service includes:
Priority will be given to these locations in the event of bad weather conditions or a forecast causing potential hazard such as frost, ice or snow. Appropriate treatments will be carried out if necessary in the following order:
Carriageways throughout the city have been given priorities according to their importance to maintain safe movement of traffic throughout the City. These priorities are:
Principal Gritting Routes accommodate the strategic routes, Secondary gritting routes cover both the distributory and more important local roads.
The A19, A1 and A1(M) are dealt with by Highways England. For information on their winter gritting programme call their information line on 0300 123 5000 or visit their website.