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DOT tallies ice storm supply use

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014

As storm recovery comes to a close, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has released the final numbers of materials used in winter storms Leon and Pax.

In Leon, SCDOT used 16,200 tons of road salt, 133,400 gallons of liquid calcium chloride, 875,000 gallons of salt bring and 5,500 tons of sand.

In Pax, SCDOT used 17,100 tons of road salt, 73,700 gallons of liquid calcium chloride, 1,448,100 gallons of salt brine and 7,200 tons of sand.

According to a statement released Feb. 20, there is no final cost available yet as bills are continually being submitted and added to the total expenses.

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