KY transportation cabinet restocking salt to prepare for more wi - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

KY transportation cabinet restocking salt to prepare for more winter weather

KENTUCKY (KFVS) -

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews have started to restock supplies of salt and other ice-fighting chemicals to be prepared for the next round of winter weather.

According to the KYTC, the District 1 Snow & Ice Team has ordered 13,5000 tons of salt with a price tag of $770,000.

They also ordered 45,000 gallons of calcium chloride at about 86 cents per gallon. Crews used about 75% of their available salt supply over the last week. 

KYTC District 1 headquartered in Paducah includes Kentucky’s 12-westernmost counties: Trigg, Lyon, Crittenden, Livingston, Marshall, Calloway, Graves, McCracken, Ballard, Carlisle, Hickman, and Fulton.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2018 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Water moccasin invades home, puts family into action

    Water moccasin invades home, puts family into action

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:57:52 GMT
    This water moccasin entered a family's home. (Photo courtesy Krystal King)This water moccasin entered a family's home. (Photo courtesy Krystal King)

    An unwelcome visitor was cause for some tense moments and quick action in the King household Saturday morning. Krystal King says it was about 7 a.m. when Stephen, her oldest son, came into his parents' room to notify them about the "big snake in the bathroom."

    An unwelcome visitor was cause for some tense moments and quick action in the King household Saturday morning. Krystal King says it was about 7 a.m. when Stephen, her oldest son, came into his parents' room to notify them about the "big snake in the bathroom."

  • Police release body cam footage of I-95 shooting death

    Police release body cam footage of I-95 shooting death

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:21 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:21:37 GMT
    Marcus-David Peters was shot and killed by a Richmond police officer on Monday, May 14. (Source: Richmond Police Department)Marcus-David Peters was shot and killed by a Richmond police officer on Monday, May 14. (Source: Richmond Police Department)

    The Richmond Police Department released body camera and surveillance camera footage on Friday of the shooting death of Marcus-David Peters.

    The Richmond Police Department released body camera and surveillance camera footage on Friday of the shooting death of Marcus-David Peters.

  • 'In lieu of flowers, kill a drug dealer': Mother pens brutally honest obituary after son's suicide

    'In lieu of flowers, kill a drug dealer': Mother pens brutally honest obituary after son's suicide

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:57:08 GMT

    It's every mother's worst nightmare. On Thursday, April 12, Shawn Winkler shot himself in the head in the garage of his Leland family home. He died three days later at 30 years old.

    It's every mother's worst nightmare. On Thursday, April 12, Shawn Winkler shot himself in the head in the garage of his Leland family home. He died three days later at 30 years old.

Powered by Frankly