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Posted on: October 29, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Snow Plow "Roadeo"

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The City of Rock Island's Snow Plow "Roadeo" will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 9 to 11 AM at the HyVee parking lot, 2930 18 AV, Rock Island.

The City of Rock Island’s Snow Plow “Roadeo” will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018.

What:   City of Rock Island Snow Plow “Roadeo”

When:  Friday, November 2, 2017

Time:   9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Where: HyVee Parking Lot, 2930 18th Avenue, Rock Island, IL

This event is held annually and is used to train Public Works employees for snow removal operations.  The “Roadeo” is designed to test safety alertness, knowledge of snow removal practices as well as skill in handling snowplows.  All participants are required to drive a snowplow through an obstacle course, take a written exam, and check vehicles for safety defects.  

Spectators are welcome to observe the event.

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