Application rates for deicing
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Pavement Temp. (ºF) and Trend (↑↓) Weather Condition Maintenance Actions Application Rate in lbs./per 1000 square foot area
Salt Pre-wetted/Pretreated With Salt Brine Salt Pre-wetted/ Pretreated With Other Blends Dry Salt Winter Sand (abrasives)
>30º↑ Snow Plow, treat intersections only 0.75 0.5 0.75 not recommended
>30º↑ Frz. Rain Apply chemical 1.25 1.0 1.5 not recommended
30º↓ Snow Plow & apply chemical 1.25 1.0 1.5 not recommended
30º↓ Frz. Rain Apply chemical 1.5 1.25 1.75. not recommended
25 - 30º ↑ Snow Plow & apply chemical 1.25 1.0 1.5 not recommended
25 - 30º ↑ Frz. Rain Apply chemical 1.5 1.25 1.75 not recommended
25 - 30º ↓ Snow Plow & apply chemical 1.25 1.0 1.5 not recommended
25 - 30º ↓ Frz. Rain Apply chemical 1.75 1.5 2.25 3.25
20 - 25º ↑ Snow or Frz. Rain Plow & apply chemical 1.75 1.5 2.25 3.25 for frz. rain
20 - 25º ↓ Snow Plow & apply chemical 2.0 2.0 2.75 not recommended
20 - 25º ↓ Frz. Rain Apply chemical 2.5 2.0 3.0 3.25
15º to 20º↑ Snow Plow & apply chemical 2.0 2.0 2.75 not recommended
15º to 20º↑ Frz. Rain Apply chemical 2.5 2.0 3.0 3.25
15º to 20º↓ Snow or frz. rain Plow & apply chemical 2.5 2.0 3.0 3.25 for frz. rain
0 to 15º ↑ ↓ Snow Plow, treat with blends, sand hazardous areas not recommended 3.0 not recommended 5.0 spot treat as needed
< 0º Snow Plow, treat with blends, sand hazardous areas not recommended 4.5 not recommended 5.0 spot treat as needed

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