KYTC Workers Compete In ‘Roadeo’ Event

KYTC Workers Compete In ‘Roadeo’ Event


Kentucky Transportation workers put their skills to the test today in an Olympics style competition yeah workers from counties across district 7 gathered in Lexington for the annual rodeo event Mike Valente has the story this is the equipment rodeo the Superbowl of highway maintenance well you notice one exercise right over here is we have of course the taking of a tennis ball and trying to drop it into a bucket that’s very tedious we also have truck and tractor plows and trailer pulls and dump trucks as well some friendly competition adds some spice to the annual training exercise designed to prepare highway crews for the upcoming snow and ice removal season the workers get a chance to show off their skills of operating and maneuvering their equipment precision and accuracy you know plowing snow and ice is something that is very actually tedious and we want to ensure there’s as much safety as possible when we’re doing that the winning County in today’s event will go on to the state championship facing teams from the other 11 districts and yes there’s even a national championship in Lexington Mike Valenti lex18 news