TDOT is prepared for what could be the first icy roads we have seen this winter. According to recent report sent out by them this is what awaits Old Man Winter should he decide to unleash his wrath in Middle Tennessee:
TDOT Region 3 – 26 Counties of Middle Tennessee
Salt Trucks: 244
Salt (tons): 69,771
Snow Plows: 248
Salt Brine (gallons): 633,697
Salt Bins: 35
Region 3 Lane Miles: 11,158 on Interstates & State Routes
Region 3 Ice & Snow Budget: $3,653,666
Salt Trucks: 813
Salt (tons): 252,904
Salt Brine (gallons): 1,712,397
Salt Bins: 136
Salt Brine spreaders: 682
Statewide 2015-2016 Ice & Snow Budget: $19,509,037
Weather conditions are predicted to bring mixed bag of precip on Wednesday and then a chance of rain and snow on Friday. With a cold couple of weeks already, bridges and overpasses will be of definite concern. The City of Murfreesboro announced their plans last week.
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