Nottinghamshire County Council gritting teams out tonight as temperatures plummet

Nottinghamshire County Council's gritting teams will be out tonight, Tuesday 30 October, as road temperatures are set to dip below freezing.

Tuesday, 30th October 2018, 2:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 30th October 2018, 2:58 pm
The Met Office has forecast a low of 0degreesovernight tonight.

The Met Office has forecast a low of 0 degrees overnight tonight.

All the main gritting roads - A and B roads, and bus routes, will be gritted overnight and there is also the potential for the county’s gritting teams to be out Saturday and Sunday, subject to conditions and road temperatures.

Gritters go out when forecasts suggest:

The Met Office has forecast a low of 0degreesovernight tonight.

road temperatures will be at 0°C or below

moisture will be present to form ice.

Around 200 tonnes of rock salt is used on every grit run.