ODOT said drivers should expect more snow on the roads, less road treatment and even road closures as the agency tries to fill dozens of open driver positions.
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is warning staffing shortages — especially a lack of snow plow drivers — could make for difficult driving this winter.
“You may see more snow on the road, you may see a little bit less treatment, so we are really recommending that folks take their time,” said Ted Miller with ODOT.
ODOT was already short-staffed in 2020, and now the problem is following the agency into 2021.
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