Chloride Free Snow and Ice Control Material

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  10/31/2014


Rock salt is the most common deicer used for winter maintenance in Minnesota. It is affordable to purchase, and is usually an effective winter maintenance tool, but it causes damage to lakes, rivers and groundwater. The Local Road Research Board (LRRB) funded this review of areas within winter maintenance that might lead to lower salt (chloride) use.

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