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West Virginia DOT district experimenting with salt brine to combat snowy roads
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, October 17, 2013 3:24 PM EDT
The West Virginia Department of Transportation is gearing up for winter, and its experimenting with salt brine.
Moran said roads treated with salt brine acts as a sealant between snow and road surface, making snow easier to plow.
The concoction is actually salt mixed with municipal water.
Moran said salt brine is used on Interstate 79 with good results.
Information from: The Inter-Mountain, http://www.theintermountain.com