How to prepare for winter.


You may have seen there is more salt on the road than usual. Salt can gather when there is less vehicles on the road as it's not being broken up and moved around. Despite this we have to grit when there is a risk of ice/snow or frost , however small.

Gritting and salting routesFind out how we keep your roads clear of ice and snow in winter.

Winter self-help (gritting the road)Find out how to grit your road.

Salt binsFind out where your nearest salt bin is or report a missing salt bin.


Read our Winter Operational Service Plan 2021-22  (PDF 0.98MB) for more detail about how we maintain the roads in Hertfordshire during winter.