Sanitation Department crews work to prevent black ice on Brooklyn roadways

The department says it has more than 200,000 tons of salt but crews will only use about 12,000 tons.

The department says it has more than 200,000 tons of salt but crews will only use about 12,000 tons. (12/10/13)

BROOKLYN - The Sanitation Department says it dispatched more than 400 salters around the five boroughs Tuesday morning to combat the snowstorm and clear up roads.

After the snow stopped falling, the department's focus turned to ice.

Drivers are advised to watch for black ice and add travel time as temperatures fall overnight. 

For extended video of snowfall in the Brooklyn, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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