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Work Zone Safety Program

Work Zone Safety

There are hundreds of major construction projects across North Carolina on any given day, not including maintenance and utility work zones (i.e., potholes or utility line repairs, or roadside landscaping).

From 2012 to 2019, there were more than 43,000 crashes and 203 deaths in work zones across North Carolina. In 2019 alone, 30 people died.

The N.C. Department of Transportation's Work Zone Safety Program aims to significantly reduce the number of work zone injuries and fatalities in North Carolina by: