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​Winter By The Numbers

PennDOT maintains nearly 40,000 miles of roads and 25,400 bridges statewide, which translates into nearly 96,062 snow-lane miles — enough to circle the globe nearly four times! To tackle this task, PennDOT uses a variety of equipment and materials.


  • Plow Trucks: 2,199
  • Rental Trucks*: 452
  • Snow Blowers: 48
  • Anti-Icing Units: 233
  • Brine-Making Facilities: 65
  • Municipal Agreements: 643
  • Operators (Includes anticipated temporary operators): 4,700
  • Snow-Lane Miles: 96,062
  • Tons of Anti-Skid Used**: 535,673
  • Winter Costs**: $271 Million
  • Gallons of Salt Brine***: 12.6 Million
  • Tons of Salt Used**: 801,453

* Estimated number of rental trucks
** Average amount used over last five winters
*** Amount used 2021-2022 winter



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Pennsylvania Counties


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    ​Each county's budget numbers are rounded up. District totals are calculated using the actual total number and rounded up.

    * Planned budget includes personnel, rented equipment, winter materials, and municipal agreements. The budget may change through the season depending on needs.
    ** Anticipated temporary operators
    *** Budget spent 2021-2022 winter