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Eisenplower & Co. to clear Colorado roads next winter

Tandem plowing in Colorado (photo from CDOT)

It’s not exactly snowplow season in Colorado, but as is so often the case, it is the perfect time to purchase winter equipment. And the state has just purchased 20 shiny new plows to augment its existing fleet.

To generate public awareness, Governor Polis announced a “Name That Plow” contest for the state’s elementary school children, and some 1,100 suggestions were received.

The winning names were announced yesterday:

Among the names not selected but favored by Axios Denver writer Alayna Alvarez were these:

This summer or early next fall, contest winners will be photographed with the plow they named, which will display its name on its doors.

Next winter, the kids will be able to track their plows and all the others in the state on the map at

Such imagination and creativity. Aren’t kids great!?

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