Snow showers that have hit Wirral overnight are having an impact on people's journeys this morning.
The council's gritting teams have been out twice since midnight treating the main roads, major bus routes and other key areas, as set out by our gritting routes. Check" target="_blank" title="http://www.wirral.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/road-maintenance/gritting-and-winter-maintenance">Check">http://www.wirral.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/road-maintenance/gritting-and-winter-maintenance">Check out where, when and why we grit here.
However, motorists are urged to drive safely on every road, particularly in the early parts of the morning. Salt alone does melt snow and ice, it needs traffic needs to drive over a gritted road in order to grind the salt and activate it. Extra care needs to be taken on untreated minor roads and pavements.
Council transport service
Due to the adverse weather conditions and the uncertainty of the weather as today progresses, all transport provided by the Council for SEND pupils/students andtransport to respite and day centres has been cancelled for today, 30th January 2019
Please check back to this page for further weather-related updates.
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Published by Wirral Council News on Tue, 29 Jan 2019 www.wirral.gov.uk