(l to r) Johnny Hughes, Kevin Evans and Skip Alexander recently stepped in to assist stranded motorists along I-55. Their actions were greatly appreciated, and the customers they assisted contacted MoDOT to express their gratitude.
Safety on our roadways is an important part of the job for MoDOT employees every day. This spring, three MoDOT employees helped customers on Interstate 55, and those customers took the time to thank our employees.
The first note came to us from Cal Crader, a Sikeston resident, thanking us for helping his wife. Senior Construction Inspectors, Kevin Evans and Johnny Hughes stopped to give Mrs. Crader a helping hand:
My wife Valerie and I live in Sikeston. She had a tire blow-out today on I-55 NB, near MM 73 in Scott County on her way to Cape Girardeau.
Shortly after the incident two MODOT employees stopped to check on her and ended up providing assistance with installing the spare tire, loading the flat tire in her trunk and getting her on her way quickly and safely.
They went above and beyond what was required in that circumstance.
She didn’t get their names, but we wanted to say thank you to them again for their assistance today.
Cal Crader, P.E.
Schneider Electric of St. Louis, LLC
The second note came from Joel Guiling from Cape Girardeau, Mo., who wanted to thank Harry “Skip” Alexander, Electrician:
On Sunday morning [March 29, 2015] on my way to church, I had a flat tire going north on Interstate 55.
Before I could make a decision, your employee, Skip Alexander, had returned to help me with my problem.
He is a very nice gentleman. I’m sure he makes an excellent employee. I’m so glad that we still have people like him in our country.
Thanks to caring employees like Kevin, Johnny and Skip, MoDOT continues to provide Outstanding Customer Service every day!