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State have a hard time replenishing road salt supply

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - An attempt by the state to get more road salt to Ohio communities has been met with zero response from the companies that provide the salt.

The Ohio Department of Transportation hoped to provide the road salt where supplies are depleted. But no companies entered bids to sell salt to the state.

ODOT reports that more than 880,000 tons of salt has been used on Ohio roads since the beginning of winter. That figure does not include salt used by the state's counties and communities.

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