County by County: Triad Crews Ready to Fight Ice and Snow This Winter

Winter is coming, and NC Department of Transportation crews in the Triad will be ready when it does. 

NCDOT crews have prepared their arsenals in the pending war against wintry weather. The crews have already starting doing winter weather dry runs across the state. 

More than 18,000 tons of salt and more than 87,000 gallons of salt-brine mixture are ready to go, said Division 7 Maintenance Engineer Brad Wall. 

The NCDOT says it has also hired more contract workers this year to help with keeping the roads safe. 

Here's a county by county (NCDOT Divisions 7 and 9) breakdown of salt, brine, trucks, and workers: 

Guilford:

  • Salt (Tons): 9744
  • Brine (Gal): 30000
  • State Trucks: 56
  • State Graders: 7
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 81
  • State Employees: 51


Alamance:

  • Salt (Tons): 2633
  • Brine (Gal): 20000
  • State Trucks: 33
  • State Graders: 6
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 32
  • State Employees: 23


Orange:

  • Salt (Tons): 1319
  • Brine (Gal): 22500
  • State Trucks: 29
  • State Graders: 3
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 22
  • State Employees: 9


Rockingham:

  • Salt (Tons): 3338
  • Brine (Gal): 15000
  • State Trucks: 29
  • State Graders: 9
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 19
  • State Employees: 57


Caswell:

  • Salt (Tons): 980
  • Brine (Gal): (Shared)
  • State Trucks: 24
  • State Graders: 5
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 2
  • State Employees: 23

Davidson:

  • Salt (Tons): 1,600
  • Brine (Gal): 45,000
  • State Trucks: 26
  • State Graders: 10
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 62
  • State Employees: 43


Davie:

  • Salt (Tons): 900
  • Brine (Gal): 30,000
  • State Trucks: 10
  • State Graders: 4
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 18
  • State Employees: 18


Forsyth:

  • Salt (Tons): 2,700
  • Brine (Gal): 45,000
  • State Trucks: 25
  • State Graders: 4
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 115
  • State Employees: 58


Rowan:

  • Salt (Tons): 1,800
  • Brine (Gal): 45,000
  • State Trucks: 25
  • State Graders: 7
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 14
  • State Employees: 33


Stokes:

  • Salt (Tons): 2,040
  • Brine (Gal): 25,000
  • State Trucks: 17
  • State Graders: 5
  • Contract Truck/Graders: 39
  • State Employees: 31
     

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