The article notes that the most effective and economical way to contend with ice and snow is with the use of salt. Several characteristics of salt make it the ideal deicer. The few problems that are sometimes associated with its use are usually caused by overuse and can be corrected through proper management. Reasons for using salt as a deicer are described. Ways of avoiding excessive salt use are also described.

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    American Road & Transportation Builders Association

    ARTBA Building, 1219 28th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20007-3389
  • Publication Date: 1990-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 12-13
  • Serial:
    • Transportation Builder
    • Volume: 2
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: American Road & Transportation Builders Association
    • ISSN: 1043-4054

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00492255
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1990 12:00AM