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DelDOT Pre-Treating Roads Ahead of Snow

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DOVER, Del.- Roads across the First State are being pretreated with a salt and water mixture called brine this morning, in preparation of Tuesday's forecasted snowfall, according to the Delaware Department of Transportation.

Crews from DelDOT were spending Monday pre-treating the primary and some secondary roads in every county. Brine's purpose is to slow or prevent any accumulation of snow or ice on roads and bridges, the department said.

DelDOT advises drivers to drive carefully and allow extra travel time Tuesday, as snow is expected, and could accumulate and create some slick areas.

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