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T-DOT's budget increased for winter weather

CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- The state increased T-DOT's maintenance budget in anticipation of a challenging winter.

The end of 2009 and beginning of 2010 were brutal. Tennessee saw a lot more snow than usual and t-dot's budget was increased by 23-percent for this winter season.

The department has more than 174,000 tons of salt and more than 1.4 million gallons of brine!

They also have 10-new snow plows.

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