Beth Wright http://news.stlpublicradio.org en MoDOT preparing for winter snow removal http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-preparing-winter-snow-removal <p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://modot.gov/">Missouri Department of Transportation</a> says snow removal won&rsquo;t be an issue this winter, despite the agency&rsquo;s downsizing.</p><p>MoDOT&rsquo;s downsizing includes laying off 1,200 workers, closing over 130 facilities, and selling off hundreds of pieces of equipment.&nbsp; State Maintenance Engineer Beth Wright says, though, that the number of workers assigned to remove snow and ice will remain the same. Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:15:41 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2559 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MoDOT preparing for winter snow removal