Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

State road crew roster down three for winter


November 21, 2019

Winter brings snowmen, snow angels and snowplows. With an average annual snowfall of 28.3 inches in Whitman County, snowplows play an important role in winter safety for those all over the county.

“We are going to run three employees less, maybe more than that this season,” said Kirk Hoffman, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance superintendent. “That's not going to push the panic button; it just depends on the winter. We might see some delayed responses, just because we don't have as many people out there, especially as we get more into the winter.”

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