The barn on George Washington Highway in Lincoln reportedly will house up to 10,000 tons of salt.
The Valley Breeze reports the 1-point-5 million dollar project will allow trucks to drive straight through a 140-by-120-foot facility.
The D-O-T says it allows for repairs away from snow and slush and meets new D-E-M regulations.
The increased storage will also allow the D-O-T to better prepare for storms.
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