Road salts washing into the river, damaging ecosystems and pipes

“There’s pretty good evidence that if we continue to use salt at the rate we do now, it’s going to be detrimental to the rivers and lakes eventually.” That’s the comment of Ryan Westphal, the Facilities Director for La Crosse County, Wisconsin, on the long-standing practice of dumping salt on almost any amount of snow.

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ND DOT’s ControlSaltDelete to Patrol the Minot Region

Who says government can’t have a little fun? The North Dakota DOT has made an annual tradition of letting citizens around the state come up with creative names for the DOT snow plows that patrol our regional roads and highways. It’s both fun, and serves a secondary purpose of raising public awareness around the work

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