Whether you live in Illinois or are just passing through, there’s one thing that stands out during your time on Illinois’ roadways: road construction. From the heart of Chicago to rural roads throughout the state, work zones spring up as soon as the weather gets warm and stick around for as long as they can.
But did you know that these work zones present a significant danger to both construction workers and motorists? Even if you answered yes, do you know just how dangerous?
The infographic below highlights four facts about construction zone accidents in Illinois. To learn more about these accidents and the effort the state is taking to protect workers and motorists, view our Work Zone Accident Info Center.