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Winter prep

Monday, November 28, 2011

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David Wyman, area engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation's Southeast District, looks over a snowplow in preparation for winter weather.
(Photo by Scott Welton, Staff)
MoDOT prepared for winter weather

scottw@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Local MoDOT crews are looking to do more with less this winter while helping motorists get to their destinations safely.

"We currently have all of our salt supplies stocked up with what we think will carry us through the winter," David Wyman, area engineer for the Missouri Department of Transportation's Southeast District, said Friday. "It may be necessary to recharge those supplies but all of our sheds are full."

Preparations are made on snow removal equipment as well, he said.

"We've been doing routine maintenance on all of our spreader trucks and snowplows and they should be ready to go," Wyman said.

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