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January 27, 2014

Transportation garages use new salt product for low temps

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LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. —

“Our district 11 road crews have done a fantastic job,” Dixon said.  “We have been thrown one of the most difficult winters in as long as I can remember and they’ve worked hard to keep the roads safe.”

Dixon asked motorists to remember to give a wide berth to plows, salt trucks and other snow-clearing heavy equipment. To be effective in dispersing de-icing material, trucks tend to travel at a slower speed. Snowplows may also create a snow cloud, which can cause a white out or zero visibility condition.

 

rmcdaniel@sentinel-echo.com

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