Construction Zone Speed Enforcement
ARCHIVED PRESS RELEASE: Published 1-9-2014
Mingo Valley Traffic Unit Officers will be randomly monitoring
the construction zones in this area through the end of the month in
an effort to increase the safety of construction zone workers and
reduce traffic collisions in these areas. A citation issued
for speeding in a construction zone ranges from $150 to up to $500
and/or 10 days in jail; NO WARNINGS will be issued.
Drivers are reminded to remain alert, use their seatbelts,
refrain from using all electronic communication devices and heed
all warning signs when approaching marked construction zones.
Drivers are also encouraged to use caution and pay special
attention to the posted speed limits in construction zones.
It is the goal of the Traffic Unit to reduce the frequency and
severity of collisions occurring in construction zones.