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What is the liquid that dump trucks with large tanks in their truck bodies are spraying on the roadway prior to a storm arriving?

Category: Twp Roads/PW
  • They are anti-icing (pretreating) the pavements using liquid salt (brine).
  • This is a proactive approach to preventing snow and ice from bonding to the pavement.
  • It reduces the amount of salt needed during winter operations and provides for safer roadways.
Updated 10/20/2010 3:40 PM
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