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Ice Storm Chaos Around Portland OR
« on: February 04, 2017, 09:36:10 AM »
Not a good day for the Swift/Central Refrigerated team here.........I count 3 in this mess.

                  http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Storm-causes-treacherous-roads-in-Portland-10905999.php?hl=1&noRedirect=1#photo-12309462

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Ice Storm Chaos Around Portland OR
« on: February 04, 2017, 09:36:10 AM »

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Re: Ice Storm Chaos Around Portland OR
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2017, 10:04:45 AM »
Salt?

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Re: Ice Storm Chaos Around Portland OR
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2017, 04:18:54 PM »
"As Portland's roads quickly morphed from picturesque, snowy throughways into rutted, icy hellscapes earlier this month, a collective cry went up from frustrated motorists: Salt the roads!

Oregon and Portland transportation officials were quick to explain why they don't: The environment."

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2017/01/how_advertising_claims_keep_or.html

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Re: Ice Storm Chaos Around Portland OR
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2017, 07:37:57 PM »
"As Portland's roads quickly morphed from picturesque, snowy throughways into rutted, icy hellscapes earlier this month, a collective cry went up from frustrated motorists: Salt the roads!

Oregon and Portland transportation officials were quick to explain why they don't: The environment."

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2017/01/how_advertising_claims_keep_or.html

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Oh brother. ::)  Only on the West Coast where there's all those liberals and tree huggers and stupid regulations and whatnot. ::)

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Re: Ice Storm Chaos Around Portland OR
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2017, 08:35:19 PM »
I guess they haven't started with the Beet Juice yet.

Used around here for a few years now.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/bc-town-uses-beet-juice-on-snowy-roads/article16274717/
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Re: Ice Storm Chaos Around Portland OR
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2017, 06:31:18 AM »
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I guess they haven't started with the Beet Juice yet.

Seems to be catching on, was reading recently about some town in MB using beet juice as well.

 Maybe we should invest in sugar beets and corner the market before the rest of the country catches on?
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Re: Ice Storm Chaos Around Portland OR
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2017, 07:42:46 AM »
"As Portland's roads quickly morphed from picturesque, snowy throughways into rutted, icy hellscapes earlier this month, a collective cry went up from frustrated motorists: Salt the roads!

Oregon and Portland transportation officials were quick to explain why they don't: The environment."

http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2017/01/how_advertising_claims_keep_or.html

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Oh brother. ::)  Only on the West Coast where there's all those liberals and tree huggers and stupid regulations and whatnot. ::)

It's a legitimate problem in Minnesota. We are turning some freshwater lakes into salt water, and there is a lot rebar showing on bridges thanks to it. Nothing like Chicago though...