MoDOT Prepares for Winter with Statewide Drill

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thumb_443cb4a348ca8bbYou will likely see an increased number of maintenance vehicles out on the roads today as MoDOT conducts its statewide winter-preparedness drill.

Southwest District Maintenance Engineer Mike Middleton says a lot of work goes into coordinating efforts between 700 employees and 300 trucks serving 21 counties…


Middleton says the training exercise assures proper equipment operation, plowing techniques and safety measures are fresh on employees’ minds as winter approaches.

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