It’s the only thing between us and gridlock each winter – salt. And most days, since Thanksgiving, road crews have been out there spreading.
The cold weather may be gone for now, but it’ll be back again – sooner rather than later since it’s not even mid-January.
A splash of beet juice, a dollop of molasses, a squeeze of cheese brine. In the coldest weather, the recipe for safer roads often goes beyond the usual sprinkling of salt.
PennDOT driver Frank Caruso is one of many road crews gearing up for the inclement weather expected to hit our region.
That winter weather is not yet a distant memory, but its ugly legacy can live on for months, as KDKA-TV first reported in February.
Three new studies about salt were presented Thursday at a meeting of the American Heart Association. One shows that most packaged food for toddlers contain more than the recommended amount.
PennDOT was ready and waiting in Washington County Tuesday evening.
Entering the Parkway West just before the Fort Pitt Tunnel is about the last place anyone would want their brakes to stop working.
These nuisance snows are starting to take their toll — not only physically, but financially.
Road crews are at it again, preparing for another round of snow.
For some motorists in the Pittsburgh area Monday night, winter driving was put to the test, especially before salt trucks began making their rounds.
Winter weather supplies were flying off store shelves in anticipation of Wednesday storm.
It’s dangerous, it’s tempting and it’s on YouTube. And now, the salt and ice challenge has injured a local 12-year-old boy, all because of a dare.
Have you heard of the “Salt and Ice Challenge?” Chances are your kids have. Once again, social media sites like YouTube and Facebook have popularized a dangerous new game that’s drawing alarm from parents and medical experts.
Road crews are keeping a close eye on the weather today. They are already prepping for the ice and snow mixture that’s set to move into the area this evening.