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Working for a municipality

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by 3rdman, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. 3rdman

    3rdman Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    Can anyone tell me what the actual formula for distributing salt over a municipality road would be. I believe at one time i had heard that it was something like 150 pounds per mile? I realize this may very depending on settings, and conditions.
     
  2. KUJAWA RSK

    KUJAWA RSK Member
    from PA
    Messages: 63

    hi 3rdman
    it is anywhere from 150lb to 350lb per mile but when you have that
    much salt that municipality's have how ever much you need you use
    hop that help you :drinkup:
     
  3. lakeeffect

    lakeeffect Senior Member
    Messages: 434

    We apply 240# per mile first pass and 120 or 180# depending on conditions on subsequent passes.
     
  4. SteveB(wi)

    SteveB(wi) Member
    Messages: 70

    If the EPA or DNR asks it is no more than 150# per lane mile. Reality is more