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4 Miles of roadway to salt

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Nathan Helder, Aug 1, 2013.

  1. Nathan Helder

    Nathan Helder Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    How many yards of salt would you expect to use on 4 Miles of roadways? This is a retirement HOA where pavement needs to be kept clean at all times
  2. TCLA

    TCLA 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,696

    Can you tell us the square footage of the areas you area treating? Road widths vary...
  3. OldSchoolPSD

    OldSchoolPSD Senior Member
    Messages: 242

    5 ton if you want it bone dry
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    700-900 pounds per lane mile.
  5. Nathan Helder

    Nathan Helder Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    The roadways are about 20-25 feet wide
  6. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    Application Rates

    You may want to consider a liquid pre-treat application before the actual event. This will help in many ways as well.

    Getting back to your original question if your road is 25 feet wide x 5280 feet long = 132K x 6lbs per k on average = 792 lbs per lane mile. As we all know, variables will effect the actual application rate but this will hopefully help as a starting point.