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ODOT breaks records for winter preps in 2014

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The 2013-2014 winter season is one for the record books at the Ohio Department of Transportation. 

Not only did Toledo reach a record for most snowfall at 85.3 inches, but ODOT District Two broke its record for most salt and total direct cost for snow and ice operations. 

Take a look at each county in District Two from Oct. 1 through April 1:

County

Total Lane Miles Maintained

Salt Used (tons)

Salt Brine Used(gallons)

Miles Driven for Snow and Ice

Total Direct Cost (labor, equipment, material)

 

Fulton

277

4,473

29,400

142,934

$876,982

Henry

354

7,022

196,092

151,922

$942,530

Lucas

467

7,920

67,419

146,962

$1,098,020

Ottawa

404

6,554

4473

149,719

$1,062,213

Northwood

308

9,476

2,805

180,284

$1,184,209

Sandusky

382

6,434

22,950

141,188

$969,393

Seneca

421

6,268

44,320

168,439

$1,051,069

Williams

373

8,249

27,902

168,211

$1,191,158

Wood

581

10,458

785,871

227,238

$1,484,706

  

Total:

3,567

66,857

1,181,232

1,327,178

$9,860,286

According to ODOT, the five-year average is about 41,000 tons of salt at a total cost of $6.1 million.

Compare to District 1:

County

Total Lane Miles Maintained

Salt Used (tons)

Salt Brine Used (gallons)

Miles Driven for Snow and Ice

Total Cost (labor, equipment, material)

Allen

455

8,921.11

  63,135

165,156

$1,185,229.16

Defiance

294

6,047.42

  64,950

160,082

$ 998,598.22

Hancock

561

11,289.86

  57,600

221,141

$1,318,975.34

Hardin

323

5,935.93

    6,687

152,557.60

$840,628.16

Paulding

391

7,032.73

  32,862

154,775

$1,043,359.51

Putnam

422

6,821.05

  33,247.64

177,827

$1,059,331.60

Van Wert

370

7,689.10

115,185.50

160,605.50

$1,055,579.61

Wyandot 461 8,605.75 89,559 177,275.90 $1,204,693.19

 

Total:

 

3,277

 

62,342.95

 

463,226.14

 

1,369,420

 

$8,706,394.79



Click here for a statewide recap of this season's snow and ice efforts. Find more stories, videos and slideshows in our Arctic Blast section.

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