With Surrey’s gritting lorries heading out as a blast of early spring Arctic air brings chilly temperatures and snow flurries, the county council has signed off plans for two new salt barns. 244 more words
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As weather forecasters warn of more cold and icy conditions, the county council’s fleet of gritting lorries continue to keep Surrey moving.
The gritters, featuring location trackers and salt spreading monitors, are hitting the road after filling up from the council’s 16,000-tonne stockpile of salt. 251 more words
Heavy rush hour traffic is forcing Surrey drivers to set the alarm up to eight minutes earlier than five years ago just to get to work on time. 304 more words
Gritting lorries took to Surrey’s roads over the weekend for the first time since last winter.
As temperatures plunged, the county council’s winter operation swung into action with the fleet of hi-tech gritters treating roads county-wide after filling up from the council’s 16,000-tonne stockpile of salt. 181 more words
Fixing all Surrey’s roads today would cost nearly £300 million, the county council has revealed.
That is the amount needed to get the whole of the county’s network into a good condition like the roads overhauled in the council’s Operation Horizon project. 257 more words
As forecasters warn of a bitterly cold and snowy winter, it was revealed that gritting lorries treated 67,000 miles of road to keep Surrey moving last winter. 295 more words
Thousands of extra motorists hit Surrey’s roads in the rush hour as the summer holidays end and children return to school, figures reveal.
According to the latest county council statistics for 25 roads across Surrey*, traffic rose by more than 13% in September compared to the previous month. 256 more words