The Delaware River Port Authority is playing it safe and playing with our emotions in the process. Commissioners yesterday agreed to purchase 1,900 tons of rock salt. Um, do you guys know something we don’t?
With a third of its initial 4,600 tons gone already, the DRPA thought it wise to stock up. The DRPA used 600 tons each to salt the Walt Whitman and Commodore Barry bridges this winter, and PATCO used a total of 800 tons, the Gloucester County Times reports.
International Salt Co. in Pennsylvania sold the most recent batch of salt to the DRPA for $119,700. Evidently Phil’s prediction of an early spring isn’t enough for some.