If you drive a car in this area you will deal with
this every winter.
Chief Photographer Chuck Oedsma takes a different
look at salt in this weeks Eyepiece.
I have a love hate relationship with salt, ya know.
Keep my truck clean.
Get the salt off it.
The salt, gets up under the bottom of the car and
it just eats it away.
She's dirty and needs a wash.
I got a black car, It's been too cold to wash it lately,
so the salt's built up on it.
The snow and the salt, that has been on here for a
few days, I don't like it.
That's why I like to come and clean it all the time.
It prevents accidents, it prevents deaths, it prevents
Yeah, its hard on the car.
But uh, I'll live with it if it prevents accidents.
You just got to wash it.
I like the roads clear.
I don't like them slippery.
But I don't like what it does to my truck.
I have a 15, almost 15 year old car, it has 200,000,
and it still looks pretty good and that's why.
because i'm pretty consistent with being washed.
According to officials at the city of LaCrosse, we
can expect salt to continue to be used well into April.
As long as there's a threat of snow or ice forming
on the roads.
you can expect salt on the roads.