Officials unveil a new campaign to protect highway workers

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Officials with the Associated General Contractors of America will unveil a new campaign to protect highway workers and release new state and national highway data showing how often motorists and workers are killed and injured during work zone crashes.

The new state and national highway work zone safety data will outline steps that the national and state association are taking to improve highway work zone safety.

Local contractors will speak about the dangers their workers face while working on highway projects and the Alabama Department of Transportation officials will talk about their efforts to protect highway work zones.

The unveiling event is set to take place Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Dunn Construction – Tarrant Asphalt Plant located on Pinson Valley Parkway.

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