ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– The numbers are starting add up for the cost of this year`s winter. St. Louis County estimates snow plowing and road treating efforts have totaled more than $3 million so far.
Here`s the breakdown from the St. Louis County Highways and Traffic and Public Works department.
Winter Cost in St. Louis County
Calcium Chloride: $325,000
Spokesman David Wrone said the County has the money to handle the costs even though this winter is three time more expensive than some year`s past.
‘We`ve had relatively mild, moderate winters where we`ve spent less than a million dollars for an entire winter season,’ said Wrone.