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VIDEO: Missouri DOT workers discuss work zone crash, offer warnings

VIDEO: Missouri DOT workers discuss work zone crash,...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 23, 2015

This time of year headlines are full of highway work zone accidents, mainly because of the perfect storm of transportation ...

Semi truck crash in U.S. 50 paving zone kills West Virginia DOH worker

Semi truck crash in U.S. 50 paving zone kills West...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 15, 2015

West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) worker Randall W. Bland, 49, was killed Thursday following a five-vehicle collision in an ...

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to educate motorists

Oregon DOT develops work zone awareness infographic to...

Posted by Chris Hill on May 21, 2015

The Oregon Department of Transportation has developed an infographic designed to educate and bring awareness of work zone dangers for ...

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing Colorado DOT worker

Semi causes 4-vehicle crash into work zone, killing...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on May 19, 2015

A Colorado Department of Transportation worker was killed last week after a four-vehicle crash in a construction zone. David Morris, 61, was ...

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker in California work zone

Four-ton pipe rolls from wheel loader, crushes worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 16, 2015

While working a highway job near San Francisco Wednesday, a construction worker was crushed and killed by a large pipe. According ...

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 ...

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room” to show drivers the dangers of road construction

Ohio DOT uses “work zone simulation room”...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2015

Construction can be a dangerous job and when you throw in people in a hurry driving alongside you, it becomes ...

National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27

National Work Zone Awareness Week is March 23-27

Posted by Chris Hill on Mar 10, 2015

“Expect the Unexpected” is the theme for this year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week, a campaign designed to promote safe ...

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Making the work zone less of a war zone

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Feb 10, 2015

Even though highway work zone fatalities have been on a big decline for the past 10 years, the highway work ...

Road worker killed, 2 others injured after driver crashes head-on into Louisiana work zone

Road worker killed, 2 others injured after driver...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

A road construction worker died earlier this week, succumbing to injuries sustained in a work zone crash in Louisiana. According to ...

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 ...

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