Latest gritting update
Continuous, full route grits with all available drivers until the forecasted snow conditions have subsided. Secondary team on standby to take over if snow conditions persist
A full route grit with 7 drivers commencing at XXXX hrs has been actioned
A partial route grit of Domain 3 Routes, higher level ground and more vulnerable roads, with 3 drivers commencing at XXXX hrs has been actioned
A monitoring exercise will be put in place due to marginal weather conditions and a decision will be made at a later time to decide if any action is required
No action, due to enough residual salt on the highway following a number of nights of gritting procedures
No action, due to mild temperatures
The service runs from October through to April and the gritters are on standby 24 hours a day.
We also provide and stock grit bins for use on the public highway.
Where do we grit?
We carry out gritting on 510km (317 miles) of main traffic routes. It’s not possible to treat every road with the resources available.
When do we grit?
We monitor the weather 24 hours a day and treat the highway when it's needed.
In the event of a significant weather change, the appropriate action will be taken regardless of any prior warnings made.
By subscribing to our gritting alerts, you’ll receive an email when we carry out a full or partial grit around Bolton.