Road services

Comprehensive range of specific road services to help you reduce the impact of weather on operations

As many factors can affect road surface temperatures, our forecasts are scientifically developed to provide you with the most accurate information, enabling you to make decisions confidently.

How we can help

Whether you are a local authority, Highways Agency gritting contractor or an independent gritting company, we have a forecast solution to suit you. With over 20 years of experience in providing services for the road industry, our innovative solutions give you accurate advice to help you to confidently manage maintenance and optimise operations and safety throughout the year.

OpenRoad

A package of selectable road weather forecast products by single area or climatic domain, specifically designed for Local Authorities and Highways Agency Contractors.

Site specific road forecasts

We can provide site specific road forecasts for independent gritting contractors who manage singular or multiple sites.

Route Based Forecasting

Uses scientific modelling to provide weather forecasts along network routes.

Route Optimisation

A consultancy service to help you optimise your gritting routes.

Why choose us?

With a road forecast from the UK's national weather forecasting service you can be confident of:

  • Accurate forecasts, quality controlled by experienced road forecasters
  • A trusted government partner, with resilient systems and financial stability
  • Continual investments in our world leading science and technology, driving further improvements to our services

"Severe wet weather has affected road users in the south, the east and the north west, but timely forecasts from the Met Office have enabled us to minimise disruption", Simon Sheldon Wilson, Highways Agency Traffic Management Director.

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Last updated: 11 April 2014

Route Based Forecasting
Our industry leading RBF forecast system forms part of the OpenRoad portfolio and demonstrates considerable operational benefits including reduced expenditure and improved operational efficiency.

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