September 22, 2021 |

Carbon County is planning to apply a chemical used for dust mitigation on more than 150 miles of county roadways next spring. As part of the preparations for that work, the Road and Bridge Department is looking to purchase a used roller. Cali O’Hare has more.

Pictured above: A 2017 file photo of dust being kicked up on a dirt road in Wyoming. Magnesium chloride binds to the fine particles, thereby mitigating dust on dirt and gravel roads while providing stabilization. Photo by Cali O’Hare/Bigfoot 99.

Click here to view a list of county roads that will be treated with magnesium chloride

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