Highway departments planned properly for snow

B y Derek Liebig

Despite heavy storms and more snow this winter than in recent years, local highway departments are holding their own.

With less than half of the season left, area towns are reporting enough salt, sand and budgetary allotments to make it through the remainder of winter. But it hasn’t been easy.

“It’s been tough,” Whitehall Highway Superintendent Louie Pratt said. “We’ve been fortunate in the past few years, but this year Old Man Winter got us.

Pratt, who received 75 tons [...]

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