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Thursday, December 6th, 2007
Photo by Janie Southard
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The salt is deposited on the road as the truck bed is tilted up and the salt sprays out through a spinner. The tank at the top is where the brine is carried and empties out on the spinner wetting the road material. Some counties in northeastern Ohio are experimenting with beet juice in the brine.
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Wednesday morning it was snow and more snow when Mercer County ODOT drivers like Mark Rauh put the blades down on the big state trucks to begin hours of clearing the roadways. The first significant shower of the winter reminded . . .
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