ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR DEICING HIGHWAYS

This report describes the reasons salt is widely used for keeping highways ice- and snow-free, and the various alternatives to salt use that are available. It also discusses the history of calcium magnesium acetate (CMA); other deicers such as sand; corrosion inhibited salts; and other alternative deicers.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Conference of State Legislatures

    1560 Broadway, Suite 700
    Denver, CO  United States  80202
  • Authors:
    • Foster, B
  • Publication Date: 1990-4

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; References;
  • Pagination: 18 p.
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00618578
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1992 12:00AM