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Counties save by buying road salt early
Times photo: Brenda Steurer The Green County Highway Department is ready for winter. Highway workers have filled up salt storage sheds with 12,000 tons of salt for county roads. Last year, the department used 8,000 tons of salt to keep the roads clear. If theres salt left over after the upcoming winter, Highway Commissioner Dallas Cecil said the county can use it next year.
MONROE - The Green County Highway Department planned ahead and saved the county more than $850,000 in expenses for road salt for the upcoming winter.