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A Tow Plow is on display at the North Dakota Department of Transportation office in Fargo. Tyler Shoberg / West Fargo Pioneer

New DOT equipment will help expedite snow clearing

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All told, the North Dakota Department of Transportation has just 350 snowplow driver spread out across the state.

Coincidentally, the department also has 350 snowplows. That means for every truck, there is one driver. If that driver gets sick or has to take a break after a long shift, there is no one left to pick up his or her route.

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