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Continued: Union, MnDOT differ over number of bridge inspectors

  • Article by: BOB VON STERNBERG , Star Tribune
  • Last update: October 25, 2007 - 11:58 PM

If the department would "give us sufficient resources and staff, we can do the job better than anyone," he said. "We've been warning for years about the lack of resources and lack of staff."

Clashes between the department and its largest union over the department's staffing and budget levels are nothing new. Earlier this year, the union said a "staffing crisis" would leave snowplows parked during winter storms, a contention the department denied.

Staff writer Kevin Diaz contributed to this report.

Bob von Sternberg • 612-673-7184

Bob Von Sternberg • vonste@startribune.com

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