JAN 01] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Gritty Road Clearing Effort Praised
2,000 tonnes of salt have been sprinkled over Coventry’s roads
and pavements in during the recent cold weather to keep traffic
and people moving in and out of the city centre.
staff, who have been called out on 23 different occasions because
of frost and snow, have been praised for their efforts in keeping
the city open.
the major roads and bus routes are gritted as well as other areas
where frost is know to cause particular problems.
city Council’s fleet of ten vehicles has deposited 1,800 tonnes
of salt this winter.
team of staff from Coventry Contract Services and Client Agency,
who take on the extra role voluntarily, have been praised for
Jack Harrison, cabinet member (Community Services) said:
have been working very hard and I would like to thank them for
main is to ensure that the commercial life of the city is
protects: this means not only should people be able to get to
work, they should be able to get to the shops and children
should be able to get to school.”