INDOT LaPorte District Kicks off 2017 Paint the Plow Campaign

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STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN INDOT’s “Paint the Plow” program paint the blades on one of INDOT’s winter plow trucks. The program was created as a community outreach program to promote safety and is available in several communities in NWI through an application process.

Program pairs local INDOT units with high school or college art programs to paint a snow plow blade The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the kick off of its 2017 Paint the Plow campaign, a community outreach program designed to promote safety and awareness of INDOT’s Winter Operations all year long.

INDOT LaPorte District invites high schools within district boundaries to paint an INDOT snow plow blade with original artwork to represent their school. Applications and additional program details can be found at www.in.gov/indot.

In addition to being seen in full service during the winter weather months, the blades may be used at events within the school’s community to enhance public awareness, promote safety and foster greater appreciation of both INDOT and the school’s art program.

Paint the Plow is open to all high schools and career-technical schools in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Saint Jo-seph, Newton, Jasper, Starke, Marshall, Pulaski, Fulton, White, Cass and Carroll Counties.

Only students who are currently enrolled in the applicant school may participate in the creation, execution and completion of the art project.

For more information or questions about the Paint the Plow campaign, contact Doug Moats at 219-325-7526 or by email at dmoats@in-dot.in.gov.

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