Thursday, 22 October 2015

Cumbria is all geared up for another busy winter

Cumbria County Council is all geared up for winter on our roads, with 24,000 tonnes of salt stockpiled and a 33-strong fleet of gritters ready to roll.

With a budget of nearly £3.7 million set aside to fund the highways winter maintenance service, the council will once again be routinely treating around 2,400km (approx 1,490 miles) of highway, covering around one-third of the county’s whole road network – the equivalent of driving from Penrith to Barcelona. Find out more

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