Highway department builds roads, mows lawns

The Statens Vegvesen highway department maintains a 100km radius of roads around Oslo. Currently, the department is in the midst of the biggest highway construction projects in Norway's history.

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Leveling out the slopes in Oslo's cemeteries

The city of Oslo, Norway operates 19 cemeteries and uses eight Walker mowers to help maintain them. The reason? Many of the cemeteries are located in very hilly areas. The Walkers, with their low centers of gravity, level out these areas and make efficient mowing possible.

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School trains new Walker users, too

Located just outside of Oslo, Gjennestad Gartnerskole is the only private horticulture school in Norway. Founded in 1946, the school has approximately 150 students, 100 of whom live on campus. It is a training ground for young horticulture workers who will most likely end up working for other landscapers or start their own businesses.

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