Northfield Township Tim Rueckert
ROAD DISTRICT Highway Commissioner

Work Zone Awareness

Roadway workers have the most dangerous land based jobs. Looking at today's drivers and what you see commonly on the road in these settings, we all need to be aware of how dangerous it is working in work zones and to increase our efforts to protect the safety of those who work on our roads.

Driving in work zones

To protect themselves and others, drivers need to slow down whenever they see flashing lights or move over, if possible, to leave the lane beside the work zone open. In some construction areas, lowered speed limits are posted and must be obeyed at all times.

Remember, when you enter a work zone, be patient. Worrying about the time and traffic won’t get you anywhere faster. Instead, slow down and pay attention to your surroundings. These tips can help you get in and out of a work zone safely:

Please help us in bringing awareness to work zone safety while honoring the men and women that work on our roadways.