What does all that salt mean for the environment when it’s washed away?
Plenty more salt is stock piled just in case Old Man Winter has a few more tricks up his sleeve, but where does all that salt come from?
Another winter blast blanketed the region Saturday with a modest covering of snow, but it still caused some problems for area residents.
Yes, more snow, and more work for road crews this weekend as yet another winter storm passes through the Philadelphia region.
If you’ve driven the Vine Street Expressway and parts of the Schuylkill after sunset over the past couple months, you might have noticed fewer lights along the way.
PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.
Getting around is sure to be treacherous, but PennDOT says it is already on the job, brining state roads in the region.
PennDOT announced that daytime lane closures are scheduled in Philadelphia for the week of Jan. 20-24 for a series of bridge inspections.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says it has already spent half its winter weather budget, but promises it will be business-as-usual no matter what the rest of the season brings.
A blanket of ice covered the region early Sunday morning, causing all sorts of problems for commuters.
Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?
The first snowfall of the new year is already on the way, and crews have been preparing since New Year’s Eve.
PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum says they tried to get to work about 48 hours before the winter storm’s predicted arrival.
PennDOT spokesman Brad Rudolph says the first priority was spraying brine on the roads.
The KYW Newsradio traffic center reports several accidents throughout Montgomery and Bucks Counties due to slick, icy conditions. Drivers are advised to reduce speeds and drive carefully.