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What happens to all that gravel?
February 25, 2008

 

 

Where does all the gravel come from that’s covering the WSU campus streets, and what happens to it once Old Man Winter leaves the Palouse?  That’s the question on people’s minds when they are stuck at a stop sign spinning their tires on the gravel.

Dennis Rovetto, director of plant services, Facilities Operations, said they call the gravel “gray gold” because it serves multiple purposes. The gravel comes from a local supplier and is kept in a 1,500-yard capacity building behind the motor pool building.
 

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