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“Embrace the Orange”

  • by: WHPO Editor
  • on: April 16, 2013
  • city: "Embrace the Orange"

IDOT, Illinois State Police & Highway Safety Partners will join forces with a message “Embrace the Orange” and be aware of workers in honor of National Work Zone Awareness Week today at 10:00am at U.S. Rt. 136 in front of Danville Area Community College.

The news conference will discuss the ban on cell phone use in work zones to help reduce traffic related crashes, injuries and fatalities in work zones, and will stress the importance of moving over for emergency, maintenance and construction vehicles when driving on all roadways in Illinois.  National Work Zone Awareness Week runs April 15th-19th.