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ISP Reminding Drivers to Slow Down in Work Zones

HARRISBURG – While most people are at home because of COVID-19, there is still traffic on the roadways, and work crews are still working in construction zones across Illinois. The Illinois State Police is reminding those drivers still on the roads that the work zone safety laws have not changed.

ISP Trooper Josh Korando says construction speed limits posted are in effect all day in work zones, whether workers are there or not.

The minimum fine for the first offense of speeding in a work zone is $375, and $1,000 for the second offense, with more severe punishments also possible.