The effects of last winter’s severe weather across the country continue to linger in the higher prices the region’s cities and towns will pay for road salt this winter.
As soon as he heard about a possible lack of available road salt to treat snowy and icy roadways, Northampton, Massachusetts Public Works Director Ned Huntley took a preventative measure.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says a number of communities and the state are facing a road-salt shortage. Malloy says Connecticut expects a salt delivery within the next day or two, but he notes more snow is forecast for this weekend.