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Runaway Costs for Airport Runways

Officals say snow removal bill could go up nearly $20 million



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    De-icing runways at O'Hare is going to cost the city of Chicago up to $18.5 million more this year.

    It's going to be an expensive winter at O'Hare and Midway Airports.

    The Chicago's Aviation Department is saying the cost of de-icing solution has gone up and the bill for keeping runways clear could reach $18.5 million.

    The city reportedly has enough for both airports, but the costs were three times higher than last year.

    Read the full story in the Chicago Sun-Times.