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State Officials Stress Safety This Construction Season.

WSIU/Kevin Boucher
With the Very Busy I-57 In The Background, State Officials Prepare To Kick Off Road Construction Season. Photograph taken March 18th, 2019.

Several Illinois Legislators gathered in Marion recently, along with representatives from the Illinois State Police and the Illinois Department of Transportation to kick off the 2019 Road Construction Season.

One by one, the officials spoke of the long-run benefits that the state will receive once the long-needed I-57 Expansion Project is completed.  They also stressed to the driving public, how important it is to slow down and pay attention when you see construction zones.

To learn more about the I-57 Expansion Project, visit:  https://news.wsiu.org/post/idot-will-be-busy-expanding-i-57#stream/0

To view the latest map of road construction zones, browse to:  http://idot.illinois.gov/travel-information/roadway-information/Work-Zones/index

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