Illinois Officials Observe Work Zone Awareness Week
April 13, 2022 1:44PM CDT
This is Work Zone Awareness Week and the Illinois Department of Transportation is urging drivers to slow down. Each year, there are more than 67 hundred crashes in work zones statewide. I-DOT spokesman Paul Wappel says it is critical to watch for signs indicating construction work is ahead. He also advises motorists to put down their phones and watch for slowed or stopped traffic.