Gritters out in force as temperatures plunge

PUBLISHED: 12:30 31 January 2012 | UPDATED: 14:01 31 January 2012

Gritting lorries will be out in force

Gritting lorries will be out in force

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GRITTERS will be out in force in Somerset over the next few nights as temperatures are expected to drop to eight degrees below freezing.

Somerset County Council’s 23 gritting lorries will treat main roads and those leading to schools and hospitals.

Temperatures are expected to fall to as low as -8°C on Wednesday and Thursday.

For details of routes and the latest on where gritters are, go to www.somerset.gov.uk or follow @somersetgritter on social networking site Twitter.

North Somerset council confirmed it will be gritting roads from 6pm tonight (Tuesday).

For North Somerset gritting information, go to www.n-somerset.gov.uk/Transport/Highways+and+streets/Winter+programme/whatwewilldo.htm


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