Normally, engineers say the less than 70,000 tons on hand would be more than enough to get through the rest of Winter, but not this year. Reserves in Louisville are also tapped out.
Transportation officials have been asked to mix salt with sand on secondary roads, reduce application to less than 200 pounds per two lane mile, the normal process is usually 250 to 400 pounds, and strictly plow the roads when the temperatures are 25 degrees and warmer.
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