Detroit Metro Airport battles cold temperatures to avoid closure
DETROIT – No delays are being reported at the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, and crews are working to make sure they don't have a repeat of what happened last week.
- Watch Jermont Terry's full report above.
The airport was shut down last week after a mix of ice and snow hit Metro Detroit.
The airport just purchased nearly $3 million in additional snow and de-icing equipment, which includes a 72-foot plower, sweeper and blower.
Unlike normal road crews, the airport doesn't use salt. Instead, they use chemicals that can work in negative temperatures.
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