It's road construction season and the word of the day is "safety".
The Illinois Governor visits the site of Central Illinois' largest state road project to talk about getting people to slow down in construction areas.
The state's top executive issues a work zone safety plea within a stones throw of the pending work.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn visited Morton's IDOT facility to tout worker safety near the site of the huge I-74 and
I-155 $93 million dollar revamp.
The Governor says there is an average of 7,000 work zone vehicle accidents in Illinois every year. 2 workers were killed in the state last year s a result of those crashes.
llinois state Police Master Sergeant Ray Sanchez told the group penalties for reckless homicide in work zone accident can be 14 years in jail for each person killed, a $10,00 dollar fine and loss of driver's license.