Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


February 27, 2014

Storms bury snow and ice budget


Some area public works directors say if salt starts running low, they mix in sand and sometimes magnesium. They say they can also opt to treat flat roads with straight sand.

Despite Andover’s snow and ice budget being overspent, Cronin said it won’t affect how his department responds to whatever storms to come. He said crews will continue to handle all storms and needs with the same intensity.

“Public safety comes first,” he said.

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