Information related to the Highways Department gritting activities
1. The number of days for which ice was forecast in the winter of 2016/2017 and for as many years back that it is practical to supply
or if this is not available
2. The numbers of days gritters were deployed in the winter of 2016/2017 and for as many years back that it is practical to supply
The request is assumed to refer to all of Devon County Council’s highway area and the data below is the number of nights when treatment of the precautionary salting network was undertaken (normally when a winter hazard is forecast for hoar frost, ice snow etc).
Year 2016/17 68 nights
Year 2015/16 61 nights
Year 2014/15 74 nights
Year 2013/14 69 nights
Year 2012/13 97 nights
Year 2011/12 50 nights
Year 2010/11 75 nights
The attached charts also indicate minimum forecast site road temperatures across the county for the past 7 winters.
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