Alert Information for Thursday, May 5, 2016
General Alert
  
FirstEnergy has notified the Township their contractor, Nelson Tree Service, has begun the second phase of tree trimming of a second major line coming out of their substation located at Revere and Beatty. The tree trimming will impact the lines located on the following streets:
 
1. Revere to Erie
2. Erie to Lake Ave (Massillon)
3. Revere to Gladys
4. Amherst (starting at Beatty) to Taggart
5. Wales Ave. (starting at Shady Hollow CC) south to Taggart to include side streets.
6. Traphagen (starting at Erie) to Wales to include side streets off of Traphagen.
** All Buildings Affected **
Jackson Township Highway Department
TEMPERATURE EFFECT ON SALT

TEMP FAHRENHEIT LBS. OF ICE MELTED  
BY 1 LB OF SALT
EFFECTIVENESS
30 Degrees
46.3#
100%
25 Degrees
14.4#
31%
20 Degrees
 8.6# 
18.5%
15 Degrees
6.3#
13.6%
10 Degrees
4.9#
10.5%
5 Degrees
4.1#
8.8%
0 Degrees
3.7#
8.0%
-6 Degrees
3.2#
6.9%
NOTE THE LARGE DROP OF EFFECTIVENESS FROM 30 DEGREES TO 25 DEGREES (100% DOWN TO 31%).  BRINE IS ADDED TO THE SALT AS A CATALYST TO MAKE IT MORE EFFECTIVE AT LOWER TEMPERATURES.  BRINE IS ADDED TO DRY ROADWAY PRIOR TO A SNOW AND ICE EVENT TO PREVENT INITIAL SLIPPERY CONDITIONS AT THE ROAD SURFACE.
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