DOT Announces Pilot Programs to Reduce Salt on Mirror Lake and Lake George

The Department of Transportation Acting Commissioner Paul A. Karas announced a program to reduce the application of road salt around Mirror Lake and Lake George to help mitigate environmental impacts from salt, while still maintaining motorists’ safety. The pilot will take place during the 2018-2019 snow season along a 16 mile stretch of NY-86 from Old Military Rd., through North Elba, Wilmington and Lake Placid, and a 17 mile stretch of Rt. 9N from the Village of Lake George through the Town of Bolton.

 

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