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New Zone Watch program brings video monitoring to work zones, enhancing safety for everyone on the roadway and deterring reckless driving through work zones.

DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan was joined by Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro, who dedicated funds to the program, to announce the start of Zone Watch at a roadway resurfacing site at Ramapo and Marcy avenues in Staten Island.

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Tools of the Trade: Temporary Traffic Control Devices

Temporary traffic control devices protect motorists, passengers and workers in work zones. Over four out of every five work zone fatalities are motorists and more than 32,000 people are injured each year as a result of motor vehicle crashes in work zones. Pay attention and slow down in work zones!

This post is part of National Work Zone Awareness Week.

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April 15-19 is 2013 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW).

Watch this touching video on the death of City Highway Repairer Nicholas (“Nicky”) Antico who was fatally struck by a drunken motorist speeding through a closed work zone in Staten Island in 2005.

Learn more about work zone safety at nyc.gov/workzonesafety.

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