"News & Issues" piece on a Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to swit

Publication Year:
2000

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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.portlandlibrary.com/news_times/4759
Author(s):
Burnett, Lee
Tags:
Snow and ice removal
article description
"News & Issues" piece on a Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to switch to an all-salt mixture on Interstate 95 to help provide traction on ice and snow. Eventually, the DOT plans to make the switch on all 4,000 miles of state roads. With the advantages and disadvantages to using pure salt and a sand/salt mix on winter roads.