Minnesota Department of Transportation

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News Release

Oct. 16, 2019

Media Day at MnDOT snowplow operator training planned for Wednesday, Oct. 23

ST. PAUL, Minn.

WHAT: Snowplow Operators Training Program – Snowplow operators from the Minnesota Department of Transportation will complete their second and final session of training next week at Camp Ripley. The annual snowplow training, known as SPOT, is a two-week session that provides plow operators with the skills, techniques and best practices related to winter highway maintenance operations. The first two-week session was held in September.

Members of the media will have the opportunity to watch the training in action, interview snowplow operators and ride in a snowplow.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Camp Ripley, 15000 Highway 115, Little Falls, Minn.

RSVP: You must reserve a time. To schedule, contact Anne Meyer (contact information above).