New law to help increase work zone safety
WHO: Duane Hill, MnDOT District 1 engineer
David Debevec, vice president Ulland Brothers Construction
Sgt. Neil Dickenson, Minnesota State Patrol
WHAT: Motorists who speed through a work zone will now be fined $300 under
a new state law that goes into effect Friday, Aug. 1.
WHEN: Monday, July 28, at 10 a.m.
WHERE: MnDOT District 1 Duluth Headquarters
1123 Mesaba Avenue
Duluth, Minn. 55811
(Check in at reception desk)
WHY: Safety in the work zone is a top priority for contractors, law enforcement and MnDOT. The increased fine is intended to draw the attention of motorists and get them to slow down when driving through a work zone.