Huntington highway dept. gears up for winter blast

The Huntington highway department started to gear up Wednesday for oncoming wintry weather. Director of Highway Operations David McLuckie says as soon as the roads get wet, his crews will be out to keep

News 12 Staff

Dec 12, 2007, 11:19 PM

Updated 6,069 days ago

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The Huntington highway department started to gear up Wednesday for oncoming wintry weather.
Director of Highway Operations David McLuckie says as soon as the roads get wet, his crews will be out to keep the pavement clear. McLuckie says for big storms, his crews use about 3,000 tons of sand salt. However, he says 30,000 tons of sand salt are ready for Thursday and the upcoming weekend?s predicted storm.
McLuckie adds that since previous winters weren?t too harsh, there is enough money in the budget in case a big storm hits this year.
Meanwhile, some residents say they are looking forward to the possibility of snow. Many say they are ready with shovels and salt.
All drivers are urged to exercise caution and give themselves enough time to get where they need to go in wintry conditions.
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