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Week focuses on work zone safety

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Missouri Department of Transportation maintenance worker Mike Statler holds a sign warning motorists to slow down while Tony Young operates a concrete saw near mile marker 71 on the southbound lanes of Interstate 55, just north of Miner. This is National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week.
(Michelle Felter, Staff)
SIKESTON -- With the kickoff of construction season, Missouri drivers are seeing a lot of orange.

And this week, the color will be in unusual locations, as buildings and other structures "go orange" to bring awareness of the Operation Orange initiative, focused on work zone safety. The state initiative is being held in conjunction with National Work Zone Awareness Week, which began Monday and runs through Friday.

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