Construction Zone Driving

Most area residents are well aware there is construction occurring on Interstate 70 and other highways in the area.

In Bond County, an I-70 patrol is on duty throughout the year.

Bond County Sheriff Jeff Brown said his deputies, on that duty, are watching construction zones.

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Sheriff Brown said motorists also need to be alert for traffic backups in construction zones. He said too frequently cell phones and talking or texting while driving are extra hazards thrown into the mix.

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Illinois State Police also monitor speeds in construction zones.

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