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Road Salt Costs Rising
Updated May 5, 2013 12:10 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(UNDATED) - Communities across Indiana could have less money to pave roads and fill potholes because of rising road salt costs.

The cost of road salt has risen by up to 16 percent in some communities.

The higher costs are expected to quickly eat into street department budgets and could affect road repairs in the spring, especially if the winter is severe.

Officials say volatile gas prices, lower salt supplies because of last year's harsh winter and hurricane damage to salt mines in the Northeast have affected prices.



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