road salt

4:56 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

Madisonville Stocks Up on 1,200 Tons of Road Salt to Prevent Winter Shortage

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The city of Madisonville isn’t taking any chances this winter by stocking up on extra salt in preparation for icy roads and it's costing extra. 

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1:02 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

KYTC: $68M Spent on Snow and Ice Removal This Winter


  The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spent more than $68 million on snow and ice removal this winter, while more than doubling the salt usage of a typical winter.

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2:13 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Road Salt in Low Supply, High Demand in Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says salt supplies statewide are reaching critically low levels. 

A nationwide salt shortage and perpetual snowfall has diminished supply.

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3:24 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Winter Weather Causes Increased KYTC Maintenance Costs

Kentucky Transportation officials say the state has enough road salt to make it through the rest of the winter, but buying supplies again could come at a cost.

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