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Highway worker dies after being struck by minivan in Wisconsin

Highway worker dies after being struck by minivan in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 27, 2015

A worker was killed Tuesday inside a Wisconsin work zone after being hit by a minivan. According to a report from ...

Missing barricade leaves VW Bug straddling a work zone barrier in Oklahoma

Missing barricade leaves VW Bug straddling a work zone...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 06, 2015

The driver of a Volkswagen beetle walked away from the car shaken up but unharmed after mistakenly driving into a ...

Construction worker survives being pinned against backhoe in Alabama work zone crash, loses leg

Construction worker survives being pinned against...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 04, 2015

While doing utility work along the side of a road in Birmingham, Alabama, over the weekend, a construction worker was hit ...

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange lane paint for making work zones more visible to drivers

Wisconsin DOT first in U.S. to test reflective orange...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 09, 2014

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced that it will be the first DOT in the United States to test ...

SUV strikes and kills construction worker setting cones in Pennsylvania work zone

SUV strikes and kills construction worker setting cones...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2014

A construction worker setting cones for a lane closure in North Coventry Township, Pennsylvania, was struck by an SUV Wednesday ...

3 workers hit, 1 killed in highway construction zone crash

3 workers hit, 1 killed in highway construction zone...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Sep 23, 2014

The North Carolina Highway Patrol was forced to shut down Interstate 40 for several hours following an accident in a ...

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after driving into wet concrete

Elderly woman causes $10,000 damage to work zone after...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 29, 2014

An elderly woman caused $10,000 worth of damage when she drove through 50 feet of newly-poured concrete in the 25th Street ...

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking up cones from work zone

Construction worker killed by trash truck while picking...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 28, 2014

A construction worker was killed after being hit by a trash truck that crashed into a road work zone last ...

Work zone crash on I-69 in Indiana kills 2 construction workers

Work zone crash on I-69 in Indiana kills 2 construction...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 12, 2014

Two highway construction workers died Friday morning in a work zone crash on Interstate 69 in Fishers, Indiana, WANE TV reports. According to ...

Construction worker killed in early morning hit-and-run in Alabama work zone

Construction worker killed in early morning hit-and-run...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 05, 2014

A construction worker died early Friday morning after a vehicle struck him in a highway work zone in Hoover, Alabama, AL.com reports. The ...

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway contractors’ work zones in 2013

Vehicles crashed into 45% of U.S. highway...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 11, 2014

Vehicles crashed into 45 percent of highway contractors’ work zones in the past year, according to the study results released ...

Safety Watch

Safety Watch

Posted by Brooke Wisdom on Mar 02, 2011

Work Zone Woes The busier the zone, the greater the risk The accident: A dump truck driver was transporting a load of ...

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