BOWLING GREEN (Friday, January 30, 2015) – With a winter storm watch issued all of Northwest Ohio, the Ohio Department of Transportation District Two is preparing for an upcoming winter weather event this weekend.
Crews will have the fleet of over 100 trucks ready for when the storm arrives. At the time of this release, all eight counties in District Two, including Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Williams and Wood will be fully staffed by late Saturday night (Midnight Saturday into Sunday). Crews may be brought in earlier depending on the timing of the storm.
Now that it’s the end of January, we have reached the “half way” point of winter. Below is a breakdown of how ODOT District Two salt usage and direct costs compares to last season’s record breaking snowfall and average estimates.
ODOT District Two Ice & Snow Operations
Seasonal to date
Salt Used (tons)
Total Direct Cost
November-January Average Estimates
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