In the past 5 years, work zones resulted in 4,400 deaths 85%
percent of which were the driver or passenger) and 200,000 injuries.
The West Virginia Department of Transportation reminds you that work zones are extremely important, not just for the workers that build, repair and maintain our roads, but also for the motorist that drive through the complex array of signs, barrels, and lane changes.
Remember these safety tips when traveling through work zones:
For locations of road repair sites, visit the Drive Forward WV Projects page.