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New IDOT program expands this summer after worker killed in 2012

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(KMOV) – IDOT announced they are expanding a program that uses signs that show drivers how fast they are going on all interstate projects with lane closures after a construction worker was killed in 2012.

“Our family pleads with everyone to save another family from this agony,” said Josie Beard, who’s husband was killed in a work zone. “It is still so hard to think two years later still how unfair and senseless it was t take Dennis away from us.

According to IDOT, 28 people lost their lives in Illinois work zones in 2013.

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