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SCDOT works around the clock to deice roads

SC (WMBF) - Road crews from the SCDOT will be working on rotating 12-hour shifts applying salt and other anti-icing/deicing materials in the affected areas.

The following values are the employees and equipment that are active, and the material already applied to the roadways.

615 Maintenance employees actively involved in road operations

287 Tons of Salt (cumulative total)

36 Tons of Sand (cumulative total)

3230 Gallons of calcium chloride (cumulative total)

251,295 Gallons of salt brine (cumulative total)

169 Equipment in use

Engineering District 5 – Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, and Marlboro counties are reporting dry conditions. They have pre-treated priority routes and will be staffed tonight. 

Horry, Georgetown and Williamsburg counties will continue to monitor the forecast. They are expecting a rain event only at this time.

The call center will reopen Tuesday at 6:00 AM. 855-GO-SCDOT (855-467-2368).

The State Traffic Management Center is operational.

The Director of Maintenance office is monitoring the conditions and operations in the affected areas, and will be manned for the duration of the event. Road conditions in the affected counties are being continuously updated at: http://www.scdot.org/winterweather/

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