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NCDOT Announces Division 10 "Equipment Roadeo" Winners

ALBEMARLE – The N.C. Department of Transportation held its annual “Equipment Roadeo" at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center in Albemarle on April 19, giving employees an opportunity to take part in a friendly competition of skill and accuracy.

Employees from Anson, Cabarrus, Mecklenburg, Stanly, Union counties maneuvered heavy equipment through several obstacle courses requiring precision, such as safely parallel parking a dump truck, or using the bucket of a backhoe to accurately drop a golf ball into cylinders of various sizes.

The overall goals of the Roadeo include helping NCDOT employees advance their skills with emphasis on safety when operating these machines. The competition also fosters team spirit, recognizing employees who excel at their jobs.

The winners from each event will represent Division 10 at the State Roadeo in Raleigh on June 21:

Lowboy Truck Exercise: Jeff Foreman

Single Axle Truck Exercise: Kevin Gathings, Anson Maintenance

Motor Grader Truck Exercise: Josh Eudy, Union Maintenance

Tractor- Mower Exercise: Ryan Bowers, Roadside Environmental

Backhoe Exercise: Cody Stegall, Cabarrus Maintenance

Tandem Axle Truck Exercise: Will Davidson, Union Bridge

Boom Truck Exercise: Mark Hildreth, Anson Bridge


4/25/2022 11:52 AM