Perfectly ready for winter

31/10 2011

Employees of Ostrava city communications are ready to fight the masses of snow on the roads of Ostrava in the forthcoming winter. The first test they passed in mid-October, when they had to eliminate ice on the bridges. Winter Maintenance Plan anticipates that the snow removal and maintenance of road conditions will be the same as last year, handled with the "rayon-zone" way. In practice this means that the selected technology will be used for maintenance of specific sections of roads.

Perfectly ready for winter


“Rayon maintenance of last winter proved to be no reason to change anything on it. We believe that we will maintain the set level during the upcoming winter season, "said Deputy Mayor for Transport Aleš Boháč.

Workers of Ostrava city communications will take care of nearly 400 kilometers of roads of all classes in the city of Ostrava again this year. According to CEO Daniel Lyčka personnel, technology and material are well prepared for the first snow.. "We have a total of 20 gritters. The main roads will be deployed four cars, the road II. and III. class with six vehicles, five gritters will keep local roads in the winter. For a period of great snowfalls we have contracted with a private carriers with tractors and trucks. "

Ostrava city communications have also prepared 6,000 tons of salt, which should be enough for the entire winter. The company increased the storage capacity of salt brine and dispensing locations during last summer.
Drivers and other interested parties can obtain information on snow coverage and road conditions on the website or the website