Friday, February 7, 2014 - 5:20pm
This winter cost DelDOT $10M so far
Updated Friday, February 7, 2014 - 5:21pm
DelDOT has spent more money clearing snow this winter than the past two years combined.
So far, snow removal has cost the state $10 million.
DelDOT says 65-thousand tons of salt cost them just over $4 million. Employees working 8,500 overtime hours cost millions though DelDOT tells WDEL an exact figure won't be available until next week.
The remaining money was spent on fuel, equipment and sidewalk clearing.
The money for snow removal comes from DelDOT's capital budget that contains more than $100 million.
This winter isn't the most expensive in recent history though. DelDOT spent $14 million in 2011 and a whopping $17.5 million in 2010.
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