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MoDOT Urges Drivers To Watch Out For Crews Mowing Roadsides

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The Missouri Department of Transportation will soon be mowing roadsides in the states. Routes will be mowed in three cycles, starting in mid-May, mid-July and mid-September. On rural two-lane roads, crews may use a protective "follow" truck to alert motorists they are approaching slow-moving mowers. MoDOT asking motorists to exercise caution around mowers.  They recommend to be alert for slow-moving trucks and tractors with lights flashing, avoid any distractions like cell phones, and obey the no passing zone strips. MoDOT mows about 400,000 acres of grass each year, which is equivalent to 300,000 football fields.

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