Highway Work Zone Safety

Highway heros are honored at the state capitol.

A memorial displayed more than 1,000 traffic cones to symbolize the number of people killed in highway work zones across the country last year. There have been 20 fatalities in Kentucky in the past two years.

The Transportation Cabinet is reminding motorists to use caution during the upcoming summer driving season .

Here are some tips you need to follow:

  • Expect the unexpected
  • Slow down
  • Don't tailgate
  • Obey road crew flaggers
  • Be patient.

    For up-to-date traffic information go to www.51.ky.gov.