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Majority of highway contractors report work zone crashes in last year

May 30, 2023


AGC released a video highlighting the March 22 crash with interviews from workers with firsthand experience working inches from speeding vehicles.

“I want to go home tonight, just like you want to get where you’re going right now,” Harvey Kline, paving manager for Baltimore-based civil contractor P. Flanigan & Sons, said in the video.

More often than not, it’s motorists who are injured or killed, AGC’s survey found. Seventy-two percent of respondents reported no injuries to construction workers and 92% reported no fatalities, but 59% of respondents reported at least one motorist or passenger injury and 16% reported at least one fatality.

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