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Winter Created Nightmares For VDOT’s Snow Budget Managers

Winter Created Nightmares For VDOT’s Snow Budget Managers

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The numbers are in on the cost of having a snowier than normal winter. VDOT says the price tag might be nearly twice the size of Virginia’s $157 million dollar snow removal budget. It could be worse. VDOT’s counterpart in Maryland estimates it will spend more than $130 million dollars, obliterating its $46 million budget.

 

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