1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204
This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week. It brings national attention to motorists, bicyclists, workers safety, and mobility issues in work zones.
With the dry weather ahead, travelers in Portland will likely see more construction work. The majority of the work is to upgrade water mains and sewer pipes and repair roads, which may increase traffic delays.
National studies indicate that driver distraction is the biggest factor in work zone collisions along with excessive vehicle speed.
The Portland Water Bureau recommends the following safety tips to keep in mind while you’re cruising down Portland streets:
Check out the Water Bureau’s website for more information.