Besides the few cold storms blanketing our area in a couple of inches, this winter has not demanded the use of salt and plows, according to Officials. They say they can now stock up on salt, gravel, and other materials along with fixing broken equipment.
PennDOT official, David Kammerer, says he sees how this can benefit operations. This weather also helps them prepare for the summer as well, Even with inconsistent snow, march could bring another wave of winter weather. So they are still standing by
The weather has saved some of their budget from taking a hit due to inflation, explain administrators. They also say the labor shortage as been easier to bear during these circumstances.