Salt Trucks

Salt trucks will be on the road if needed. FILE PHOTO. (credit: Laura Bonnell)

Put Your Winter Driving Cap On One More Time

“We are going to be watching it through the night … and if it requires salting we will be out there salting,” said a spokesperson for the Wayne County Road Commission.


A snow plow clears several inches of snow and drops salt along Warren Avenue as the area deals with record breaking freezing weather January 6, 2014 in Detroit. (Credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Images) FILE.

New Round Of Snow Has Salt Trucks Out In Full-Force

In Wayne County, the Department of Public Services has issued a full-staff call-in, meaning all 95 salt trucks are out on the roads.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2014

File photo. (Credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Slick, Slippery Roads After Fresh Layer Of Weekend Snow

The snow plows and salt trucks are out clearing the roads in metro Detroit after snow Saturday night and Sunday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2014

New Macomb County Communications Technology Center (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

County Trucks, Delivery Drivers Hit The Roads To Work

MSP is asking drivers to use extreme caution … and to be aware that surfaces that appear to have been cleared are icing up now that temperatures have fallen.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2014

It’s Work, It’s Play: Split Decision On Merits Of Snow Over Weekend

While the winter storm means a weekend of work for many, others are taking advantage of the white stuff to have some fun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2013

An excavator loads rock salt onto a truck. (Credit: Getty Images)

Website Will Let You Track Plows, Salt Trucks In Wayne County

Freezing rain, sleet, snow — it’s coming down across metro Detroit and that means a long night for salt truck drivers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2013

Traffic is lined up due to an accident on the Southfield freeway. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Weather Slowing Commute, Closing Roads All Over Town

Among the biggest accidents we’re looking at are along the northbound Southfield Freeway before Oakwood … where one lane is open but things are still a big mess.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

Oakland County Road Commission vehicles are seen at work during the 2011 winter season. (WWJ Photo, File)

Oakland County Takes The Road Less Slippery

When the heavy snow hits this winter, there will be more plows on the streets of Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

An excavator loads rock salt onto a truck. (Credit: Getty Images)

Road Commission For Oakland County Is Ready For Winter

The Road Commission for Oakland County may be ahead of the salt game this winter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2011

Short-Staffed Road Crews Fight Freeze

The roads are getting better following Sunday’s snowstorm, but it all depends on where you are.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2010