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NC take steps to protect roadside workers in highway construction zones

Posted on AllSides May 23rd, 2024
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As more than 1 million North Carolinians are expected to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend, major road construction projects are underway. New data shows work zone crashes are on the rise. According to the Associated General Contractors of America, 84% of North Carolina contractors said a car crashed into one of their work zones in the last 12 months, well above the national average. The state is taking steps to make highway work zones safer for workers and drivers who pass through construction zones. Until a project is...

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