MoDot hiring, crew numbers down by a thousand

As winter approaches the Missouri Department of Transportation is making preparations and accommodations due to lower staffing numbers. Area Engineer Danny Roeger said they are ready for a snow fight, but with fewer numbers…

Roeger said they have had to set some priorities for a snow event….

The amount of time it takes for MoDOT to get to the lower priority roads will depend on how long the snow event continues and the amount of snowfall. Roeger said the best option for people to find out winter road conditions is to consult the traveler’s information map, which can be found in a link from or at