Posts With Keyword ‘salt’

Salt, Sand Largely Ineffective in Blizzard Conditions

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2009 at 6:29 am

Though street maintenance trucks in the city of Pella have been extremely busy in the past 24-plus hours, the winter storm has made little impact on the city’s sand and salt supply.

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Marion County Saves Money on Salt Purchases

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:28 am


Marion County’s pre-season salt supply this winter was purchased $10 cheaper per ton compared to last year, and there’s more than enough on hand to withstand an above average snow, according to Marion County Engineer Roger Schletzbaum.

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Pella Public Works Already Preparing for Winter

Posted: Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 at 6:23 am

Last year’s harsh winter put a strain on many communities’ street departments, particularly their supplies of sand and salt.

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