Salt or Sand on Our Icy Roads

Again this morning all RCOC trucks are on the road (we've been out non-stop for close to 60 hours now), and will be throughout the day today salting and cleaning up. The low temperatures overnight last night and Sunday night made it very difficult, as the salt is essentially ineffective when the temperatures are in the single digits. We've also been struggling with a reduced workforce (due to declining road funding). However, we're hopeful that we'll be able to make a lot of progress today, as … [Read more...]