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ODOT uses nearly double the average amount of salt this winter

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ODOT says the harsh winter is really adding up.

 In fact, a spokesperson says road crews might use nearly twice as much salt this winter compared to years past.

On average ODOT uses 630,000 tons of salt each winter, so far they've nearly doubled that number.

It's no secret the demand for salt is outweighing the supply.    

Some shipments are delayed and ODOT is still trying to purchase salt from smaller communities to make up the loss.

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