Shame: Missouri Might Not Have Manpower To Plow Through Kansas City Winter

Hottie Rosie inspires our playful post title and a reminder that this town could once again come up short when it comes to clearing streets.

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This year MoDOT said it is dealing with high turnover rates and many positions are still unfilled, including snow plow drivers.

“We’re facing a critical shortage of qualified plow operators as we go into the winter season,” Becky Allmeroth, MoDOT chief safety and operations officer, said. “This drill gives MoDOT the opportunity to train our new snowplow operators on their designated routes so they are aware of curbs and raised islands that might be hidden when the snow or ice starts to fall.”

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MoDOT warns of snow plowing delay due to driver shortage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Transportation is preparing for a long and frigid winter across the state. Each fall the department holds a winter weather drill to see if it needs to make any changes before the first snowflakes begin to fall.