The results are in! Minnesota residents now know just which snowplows will be clearing their streets.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation announced the conclusion of the “Name a Snowplow” contest for all eight districts Tuesday (3/2/21)
Plowy McPlowFace will soon be plowing streets in the Metro District;
Ope, Just Gonna Plow Right Past Ya will make its home in District 4 in west-central Minnesota.
The other winning names, in order of vote totals, and their future homes are:
Duck Duck Orange Truck in District 1 (northeastern Minnesota);
Plow Bunyan in District 2 (northwestern Minnesota);
Snowbi Wan Kenobi in District 6 (southeastern Minnesota);
F. Salt Fitzgerald in District 7 (south-central Minnesota);
Darth Blader in District 3 (central Minnesota);
The Truck Formerly Known As Plow in District 8 (southwestern Minnesota).
Transportation officials say the names came from a batch of over 22-thousand submissions.
And Brainerd residents… you will soon get to help name 8 pieces of snow removal equipment for the city! Stay tuned!