Essex: Major routes remain well gritted

Essex County Council has confirmed it has “sufficient supplies of salt” to ensure that all major routes remain well gritted with access to more if needed.

Essex County Council has confirmed it has “sufficient supplies of salt” to ensure that all major routes remain well gritted with access to more if needed.

Norman Hume, in charge of highways and transportation, said: “Our gritting crews have done exceptionally well in extreme winter conditions for the second time this year in Essex.

“In order to keep the county moving as effectively as possible we need to focus our efforts on the precautionary or 'primary' network and I would urge residents to take extreme care if venturing out.”

Residents in Essex can get live updates on the traffic and travel situation at www.twitter.com/@Essex_Travel - Follow the link above.

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