North Huntingdon Township has stopped working highway salt – CBS Pittsburgh

NORTH HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP, PA (KDKA) – It was another snowy day in Westmoreland County. The streets were covered early and plows scraped across the asphalt. The residents wish everything would stop.

“Yeah, not really, it’s nice to look at, but it’s a pain to shovel,” said Ryan Mudrany from Greensburg.

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But while most people shovel snow and, if they’re lucky, find salt, one community says salt supplies are becoming a problem.

“Right now we have little salt, less than we’d like to be,” said Jeff Silka, North Huntingdon Township Manager.

He says the community has 3,400 tons of salt that was not delivered. So where is it

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“The seller doesn’t give us a good reason,” he says.

That seller is American Rock Salt. KDKA’s Ross Guidotti reached out to the company at its New York headquarters to find out where the North Huntingdon salt is and when it will arrive. He’s waiting for an answer.

Whatever the reason, Silka says it has to get here quickly.

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“We have 600 streets on 150 miles of streets. We use around 150 tons of salt to go through the community, ”he says.

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