This winter a new technology promises to keep ice off the pavement and rock salt off your car
By Rena Marie Pacella
Posted 01.16.2006 at 3:00 am 0 Comments
The Wolf River Bridge in Crandon, Wisconsin, was once notorious for its treacherously slick pavement, which caused several accidents every winter. Workers routinely applied rock salt, but traffic quickly wore it away. So the city turned to civil engineer Russ Alger for help.
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