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KTC equipment operators competed in state conference

There will be 12 equipment operators advancing, to represent Kentucky at the Southeastern...
There will be 12 equipment operators advancing, to represent Kentucky at the Southeastern Regional Equipment Operators’ Safety and Training Conference.(WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Aug. 7, 2019 at 5:35 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The best of the best from the Metro Public Works competed in a two-day showdown.

They have been competing in the annual State Equipment Operators’ Safety and Training Conference also known as the ROADeo.

The event took place at Cardinal Stadium and wrapped up Wednesday.

“It’s kind of a give them a break you know how hard these guys works all year long. Potholing, snow removal, derby. Just getting the city ready for those kinds of things. This is a way of rewarding them,” Dirk Gowin, with Louisville Metro Public Works, said.

There will be 12 equipment operators advancing, to represent Kentucky at the Southeastern Regional Equipment Operators’ Safety and Training Conference held in Biloxi, Mississippi in September.

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