National Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks off April 15

Juneau, Alaska (KINY)- National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off today, so Alaska Department of Transportation has a couple of reminders for work zone safety.

Drivers: please slow down, stay alert, and watch for new traffic patterns, road signs and flaggers in & around work zones.

Work zone crews: please follow safety guidelines that help prevent worker deaths and injuries.

Alaska’s population is small.

Help Friends, family and co-workers in & around work zones get home safely.

Work Zones are temporary.

Actions behind the wheel can last forever.