Rockford Blacktop offers free sand
MACHESNEY PARK This spring Rockford Blacktop provided free sand for children¹s sandboxes in May at North Shore Sand & Gravel, North Second Street at Swanson Road.
This is the 30th year that Rockford Blacktop has provided free sand the event has become a tradition in the Stateline as part of spring. Troy Kutz, Rockford Sand & Gravel, explained that the company receives numerous request for sand to use in children¹s sandboxes, and this method is a safe and efficient way to provide a community service. Last year people hauled over 400 tons of sand. In the company¹s 30 years of providing sand, it has given out more than 24,000 tons.