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Warning signs help protect motorists on icy road

31st January 2012 | Warning Signs

Posted by Jason Nicholls

Warning signs have been added to the A15 by North Lincolnshire County Council to help improve safety when the road is icy.

The illuminating signs have been placed close to Barnetby Top, which links to the Humber Bridge, following a review into ice-related accidents.

ThisisScunthorpe.co.uk reported that when the temperature drops to three degrees Celsius the signs will start to warn drivers about the potentially hazardous conditions that they might face.

They are powered by solar and wind energy, keeping the cost of operation to a minimum, while plans are also in place for further installations along the A15.

Motorists in the region could face icy conditions over the next week or so, with temperatures set to drop to around -11C.

The army has been put on alert as up to four inches of snow could fall over parts of the country thanks to a high pressure system over Scandinavia, which is moving towards the UK.ADNFCR-2754-ID-801279100-ADNFCR

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