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TECHNOLOGY USED DURING WINTER ROAD MAINTENANCE
Many people don’t realize just how much technology and strategy go into the process of clearing Ontario’s roads. Here are a few ways Ontario ensures snow and ice are removed quickly and efficiently in an environmentally responsible way.
HOW ONTARIO’S HIGHWAYS ARE CLEARED
As drivers, we shouldn’t take Ontario’s ability to quickly clear and salt roads for granted. Salt trucks, snow plows, and liquid deicers have to work efficiently and effectively to ensure your commute isn’t hindered or dangerous. From the different types of quick clearing techniques to specific rock salt products, here’s how Ontario ensures highways and roads get back to safe driving conditions after a storm.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR A WINTER STORM
It’s not uncommon to experience several big storms throughout the winter season. Between snow, rain, hail, and drastic changing temperatures, winter storms can create hazardous driving conditions. As a result, it is important to be well prepared when storms arise.
SNOW REMOVAL AND SALTING PRIORITIES
There are processes like snow plowing and winter salting that keep the roads safe to help combat the wrath of winter. However, when a winter storm hits, there are important snow plowing and salting priorities in place to achieve efficient clearing and effective road safety.
HOW SALT WORKS: THE SCIENCE BEHIND SALT
How does simple rock salt break through the tough surface of ice and melt it down? The chemistry of rock salt is what makes salt so effective. Find out the science behind rock salt and understand ways you can use it better.
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