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Minister considers buying more gritters

Sat, 08 Jan 2011

The Mountain Road can be closed for several days when snow hits the Island
The Mountain Road can be closed for several days when snow hits the Island

The Minister for Infrastructure has revealed he's is looking into buying extra equipment to help during adverse weather.

Phil Gawne has told Energy FM News  that his Department is looking into buying 2 new gritters and building another salt barn to help with future operations.

It's very difficult to gauge the level of machinery needed in advance and he can only go on the information at hand [play clip]


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