State highway crews pretreating NE Kentucky roadways

December 7, 2017

State highway crews in northeast Kentucky began pretreating roads today in advance of wintry weather expected this weekend. Pretreatment work includes applying brine, or saltwater, to travel lanes. The brine evaporates, leaving lines of salt crystals on the roadway surface that mix with ice or snow to prevent freezing. It gives plow crews a head…

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