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Summer Road Dust Abatement

Posted April 20, 2022

The Houghton County Rd. Commission is once-again offering the Township Calcium Chloride at their cost to lesson summertime road dust. The cost per gallon applied is: $2.25.

The Township must notify the Road Commission by May 25, 2022 with the quantity that our residents have requested.  The calcium chloride is applied at a rate of .2 gallons per each square yard of road treated.

Some road application examples:

                                          Calcium

      Length     Width         Calcium Cost            Chloride Gallons         Application Gal/Syd

       100 '         12'                  $60.00                         27                               .20

       125'          12'                  $75.00                         33                               .20

       150'          12'                  $90.00                         40                               .20

       175'          12'                  $105.00                       47                               .20

       200'          12'                  $120.00                       53                               .20

       225'          12'                  $135.00                       60                               .20

       250'          12'                   $150.00                      67                               .20

     Note:  For 24' road widths - the above costs would double.