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Gritting and salting roads

Who is responsible for gritting?

M6 and A66 are the responsibility of the Highways England

All other roads are the responsibility of Cumbria County Council

When icy conditions are forecast priority roads will be gritted by 8am whenever possible.

It is not usual to grit other roads but if there is heavy snow Cumbria Highways will aim to clear at least one route to each community once priority roads are cleared.

To report a problem with a local road contact:

For further information

See your roads in winter Cumbria County Council website.