This winter marks the fourth time in six years PennDOT has spread more than 100,000 tons of salt on area roads.
City trucks are out early Tuesday, getting another round of salt down on the road and hoping to eliminate any more icing problems.
PennDOT says they will have 444 snow plow trucks ready for this winter in the Philadelphia area and they have over 100,000 tons of salt ready to go.
While Crews Gear Up To Tackle Snowy Roads, PennDOT Reminds Drivers To Be Prepared And Flexible When Traveling
PennDOT says crews are monitoring the forecast and they will be prepared to take on the wintry weather conditions.
It’s just like going to the dentist — you don’t want to go buy salt, but you know you should.
PennDOT’s Gene Blaum says the 36 salt sheds around the region are receiving deliveries with the aim of filling them up by the time the first snowfall hits the area.
Delaware County Council Chairman Tom McGarrigle says extra staffers are being brought in to handle an anticipated crush of emergency calls at the 911 Center.
The Borough of Bellmawr keeps close figures on much they spend each time there is a snow storm and this year budgets are getting busted.
Customer after customer came looking for firewood, rock salt, and perhaps a little hope this storm won’t be as nasty as the last one.
It is in higher demand this Valentine’s Day than jewelry. It won’t melt your heart, but it will melt the snow on streets and sidewalks.
With the sunshine not exactly gleaming off their salt covered vehicles, drivers lined up at Sparkles Car Wash in Blackwood.
The roads in Bucks County are doing okay Wednesday evening. Main roads like 611 have been moving along fine, and even thought side streets are still snowy, they are certainly manageable.
PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.
Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?
In Camden, County Public Works crews got on the job at 5 a.m. and the work didn’t stop until well after lunch.