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This report presents the results from a research project by a team from the University of Maine, in cooperation with the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT), that examines the use of road salt in Maine for winter travel safety. It summarizes winter maintenance practices, changing winter weather patterns, environmental impacts and costs, and winter road safety.
Rubin, Jonathan; Jain, Shaleen; Shirazi, Mohammadali; Sawtelle, Alainie A.; Parauli, Dikshya; McKee, Peggy; and Bailey, Megan, "Road Salt in Maine: An Assessment of Practices, Impacts and Safety" (2022). Transportation. 11.
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