why is it important to use correct salt and sand mix on highways during winter

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  • good morning miss Johnson! i see your here to buy some salt&sand mix for today's horrendous weather
  • well i need to be cautious of any accidents from occuring
  • i think i have learned about these effects somewhere what was it? oh yea i remember!
  • But i have a slight problem, the mix seems to damage the vegetation surrounding the roads ,parking lots and walkways and its also corroding the concrete.
  • studies have shownthat excessive use of salt can have adverse effects onthe environment and infrastructure
  • oh wow is this why my lawn is patchy and their are stains on my driveway
  • It is also said that sand is a hindrance to drivers and is expensive to clean up and if the salt&sand mix are not correct quantity it could not be effective at all
  • then what might be the correct salt and sand mix?
  • 3:1 salt and sand ratio. Once you go beyond 4:1 the mix becomes useless
  • how can we ensure we have used the right amount of the mix
  • It is important to understand the science behind snow and ice control and the chemicals that are used. The benefits of proactive winter maintenance practices, including salt reduction, depends on understanding and effectively applying various principles
  • It is important to understand the science behind snow and ice control and the chemicals that are used. The benefits of proactive winter maintenance practices, including salt reduction, depends on understanding and effectively applying various principles
  • seems like i need to find an alternative
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