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MD Department of Transportation Recognizes National Work Zone Awareness

April 18th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Just a little over a year after six highway workers were killed on I-695, the Maryland Department of Transportation held a special event atop the I-695/I-70 interchange highlighting National Work Zone Awareness week. 

Lt. Governor Aruna Miller was pivotal in the passage of the Maryland Road Worker Protection Act that expands the use of speed cameras and raises fines for violations within highway work zones.  Will Pines, MDOT Administrator, said a safer work zone benefits everyone…