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

Cash-Strapped Road Agencies Take Another Hit As Salt Prices Soar Ahead Of Winter

With temperatures in the 80s, who’s thinking about winter road salt? Road agencies are – and they’re seeing higher prices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2014

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Plowing Companies Scramble To Prevent Liability Claims Amid Road Salt Shortage

The ongoing road salt shortage in metro Detroit is creating a new worry for local businesses — lawsuits.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2014

Tri-County Road Crews Out In Full Force After Snowstorm

Road crews in the tri-county area were summoned to their salt trucks and snow plows Friday morning after a passing storm dumped a few inches of snow in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2013

Trucks being loaded with salt for the roads. (WWJ/File)

MDOT’s Metro Region Ready For Winter Weather

The salt sheds are loaded and county crews are ready for the first accumulating snowfall of the year, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

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Mild Winter Adds Up To Savings For Local Road Departments

The mild winter has meant money in the bank for local road departments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

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