Cape May County has 3,000 tons of salt ready for snow

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Cape May County road crews are preparing for a major winter storm expected early Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, with 6 to 10 inches of snow forecasted.

Eighteen trucks will be put to work salting and plowing county roads and bridges. The county’s 28 bridges will be salted first.

County communications director Lenora Boninfante said crews will begin salting and then begin plowing after 2 inches of snowfall.

The county has 3,000 tons of salt, she said.

In advance of the storm, Cape May County Library programs have been canceled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 21-22. People should call the library before heading to the library branches.

Cape May County Freeholders will still meet to talk about the 2014 county budget on Tuesday, starting at 2 p.m. at the county administration building, 4 Moore Road, Cape May Court House.


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