Content Tagged 'salt'

KSP: Fake Officers Break into Home, Shoot Man to Death
State Police said two men are on the run after they allegedly impersonated police officers and shot a man at his home.
KYTC District 7 To Conserve Salt Supplies
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 7 plow-operators continue to remove snow and ice across all central Kentucky counties. Crews will work through the evening rush hour and into tomorrow morning.
Salt Shortages Impacting Multiple Counties
Roadway salt supplies are said to be running low all across the Bluegrass, and two northeastern counties are particularly feeling the impact.
Intersections Not Treated like Roads
As crews deal with snowy roads, you might have noticed big streets in Lexington that still have snow. Other times a street is clear but the intersection still has snow. Video Video
Lexington Prepares For Latest Winter Storm
City leaders update on us road conditions, and how they will keep us safe Video Video
State Looking at Salt Conservation Due to Dwindling Supplies
The abundance of snow and ice that have hit the Bluegrass so far, along with more expected to come, has the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet searching for ways to save road salt while deliveries are slow and supplies are short.
Crews Working To Maintain Roads After Freezing Rain
Crews contiue to monitor and clear state-controlled roads in Kentucky with help from a treated salt. Video Video
Crews Salt Slick Side Roads
Lexington’s temperatures were above the freezing point for most of Sunday afternoon. Main roads are wet but road crews were out all night treating them. Video Video
Crews Preparing for Day Two of Road Treatments
With continuing snow in the area, road workers are planning to resume treatment duty at 8 tonight and keep going until 8 tomorrow morning to check slick spots.
Salt Shortage Hurting Small Businesses
Small companies who clear business parking lots and sidewalks during the winter said they are feeling the pinch of a nationwide salt shortage. Video Video
Road Crews Keeping Up With Winter Weather
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said it’s spent $27 million dollars on snow and ice removal so far this winter season. Video Video
Lexington Looks At GPS Systems to Help Treat Streets and Roads
Lexington and Fayette County road crews cover more than 1,000 miles of road when bad weather hits. LFCUG Streets and Roads is looking into installing GPS systems into those trucks to make them more efficient and save the city money. Video Video
Scott County Salt Levels "Nearly Empty"
The Roads Department in Scott County said two weeks ago, their salt barns were practically full. But now, after a barrage of snow, ice and freezing rain, they've reported supplies are nearly empty.
Ice Could Cause Road and Power Problems
Kentucky Utilities said it has a close on the sky because sleet and ice are much more of an issue than heavy snow. Video Video
Lexington Salt Trucks Treating Roads To Avoid Icy Morning Commute
Wednesday's rain and light snow could turn into Thursday morning ice, so city salt trucks are treating roads across Fayette County. Video Video
City: Lexington Salt Supplies Solid
Lexington leaders say the city has 4,500 tons of salt on hand, and more on the way.
Crews Say Salt Won’t Work
Lexington road crews say it is too cold for them to put down salt. They say salt will only melt ice until about it is about 25 degrees out. Video Video
Crews Prep for Icy Roads
Road crews are working around the clock in hopes of preventing this storm from affecting your morning drive. Video Video
Weather Preparations Underway
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet road crews have pre-treated roadways in preparation for possible bad weather.
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