construction zone News

Ohio Construction Company to Pay $4M for Fatal Crash

An appeals court has ruled a Cincinnati construction company must pay $4 million to the family of a Tennessee couple killed when they slammed into the back of a dump truck entering an interstate in a construction zone. A Warren …

Wisconsin Legislation Would Ban Cellphones in Construction Zones

A bill that would prohibit drivers from talking on their cellphones while in a construction zone is moving forward in the Wisconsin State Legislature. A state Assembly committee planned a hearing Tuesday on the Republican-sponsored measure. It cleared a Senate …

Delaware State Police to Monitor Construction Zone

Delaware State Police will increase traffic enforcement in the construction zone on Interstate 95 and State Route 1. Extra troopers will be monitoring the area Tuesday and Wednesday. They will be looking for speeding and aggressive driving. Fines for most …

Fire Breaks Out on Roof of Alabama Shopping Center

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire on the roof of a building at the Riverchase Galleria shopping center in Hoover, Ala. Authorities say the blaze began Sunday afternoon atop the former Macy’s building at the shopping complex. Hoover …

Iowa Man Dies in Construction Zone Accident

Authorities say an 81-year-old Fort Dodge man died after he lost control of his pickup truck and hit the back of a parked excavator in a construction zone in Fort Dodge. The Iowa State Patrol says Gene Peterson was killed …

Ohio Lowers I-77 Work Zone Speeds after Crashes

A string of construction zone crashes is prompting the Ohio Department of Transportation to lower the speed limit on a section of Interstate 77 south of Cleveland. Agency spokeswoman Jaclyn Schafer says the area has seen four serious accidents since …