Gritting and grit bins

Grit Bins

Grit Bins

Roadside grit bins are located throughout the county for pedestrians and motorists to help themselves by salting small areas of road or pavement. The salt is only for public roads and pavements and should not be used or transported anywhere else. ...

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Gritting

How does gritting work?

Grit is another name for rock salt. It helps to keep our roads safe by reducing the risk of ice. Salt lowers the temperature at which water freezes, helping to prevent ice or frost forming on the carriageway. 

However, if temperatures...

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