Find information about road and footpath clearance during heavy snow.
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The decision on where to send snowploughs during heavy snow is made by our highways team. Priority will be given to the main routes first and not all roads will be cleared.
During severe winter weather and following a heavy snowfall, we do our best to clear footpaths in busy pedestrian areas. Paths are cleared during normal working hours with some parish and town councils also providing help.
Priority is given to:
The Met Office's Snow Code gives advice on clearing paths and public spaces safely.
Find information on what roads are identified as gritting routes.
Find out about today's gritting plans - which roads we plan to grit and/or which roads we have gritted.