2022-11-24 16:53:16

Oregon Faces Snow-Plow Driver Shortage Heading Into Winter

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By Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A shortage of snow plow drivers has made clearing the roads in Oregon a challenge, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.

The agency has almost 40 vacancies for seasonal and permanent positions on its road maintenance team in the eastern part of the state, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.

Were trying to be creative with shifts and we have some days where we dont have coverage in the early hours of the morning, said Rich Lani, a regional district manager for ODOT.

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