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NCDOT's annual Equipment Operators' Roadeo will be July 21 at State Fairgrounds in Raleigh

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release

date:July 20 , 2015

what:N.C. Department of Transportation statewide Safety Roadeowhen:Tuesday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

where:N.C. State Fairgrounds, near the Martin Building

1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh NC 27607

comments:

The statewide Safety Roadeo is an annual event featuring the top 6 finishers from each of the local "Roadeos", held earlier this year in the 14 NCDOT highway divisions across the state.Secretary Tony Tata will kick off the festivities when he speaks to the participants who will thenengage in a friendly competition with their co-workers to determine who can best maneuver a dump truck, tractor, backhoe, low-boy trailer or motor grader through obstacle courses or assignments that model real-life scenarios that crews encounter each day on the job.

TV assignment editors: This is a great package or vo/sot opportunity for your nightly newscasts. We'd love to see you there.

If you are planning to attend the event or have any questions, please contact Mark Mueller at 919-707-2684.

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