Not only is the salt bag that many homeowners bought three years ago gone, in many cases, so is the bag that replaced it as the cycle of snow-freeze-thaw continues.
In north suburban Lincolnshire, there have been ongoing supply concerns because demand has been unusually high this season. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
With snow in the forecast, the owner of a Bridgeport hardware store has his fingers crossed.
Where do you store 900 tons of road salt when all your storage space is already full? That’s a question officials in west suburban Montgomery will have to answer in the next couple months.
City officials say they have been been able to get by with spreading much less salt on streets this winter than last thanks to milder temperatures and less snow.