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Ohio DOT, municipalities to save big on road salt this winter

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 11, 2013

Ohio DOT, municipalities to save big on road salt this winter

The Ohio Department of Transportation and municipalities across the state can expect to save about $5 million on road salt costs this winter. That’s because, according to a Columbus Dispatch report, the cost of road salt dropped this year to an ...

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When the Cold Storms Come

Better Roads Staff - Jun 05, 2013

When the Cold Storms Come

Winter road maintenance gets ready for the toughest season   By John Latta     Winter work on our transportation infrastructure is (a) essential and (b) expensive. But just how much pressure does winter bring to bear on the people who care for our highways ...

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Applications and Innovations

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2011

Applications and Innovations

Balancing Act: snow and ice free roads/environmental responsibility By Tina Grady Barbaccia Practicing responsible winter maintenance can bring to mind Newton’s Third Law: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. It’s no secret that salt and chemicals aren’t great for ...

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Advice from the Top Winter Maintenance Leaders: Extreme Equipment Maintenance and Fleet Management

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 26, 2010

The economy is still faltering. Cutbacks are the norm. And that may mean no — or very little — new equipment is being purchased. That means you need to know to hold on it, when to let it go, and ...

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How a Fabric Structure Solved Salt Storage Problems for Wayne, N.J.

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 01, 2010

How a Fabric Structure Solved Salt Storage Problems for Wayne, N.J.

Proper road salt and sand storage is crucial to municipalities and businesses, and for the Township of Wayne, New Jersey's Department of Public Works, this was a problem. But through the installation of fabric storage structures from ClearSpan Fabric Structures International, the public works agency was able ...

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