May 21, 2018 News Release

PA Turnpike Hosts Work Zone Safety Remembrance Event

There were 272 Work Zone crashes on the PA Turnpike in 2017

SOMERSET, PA (May 21, 2018) —Today more than 2,000 employees across the Pennsylvania Turnpike took part in a Work Zone Safety Remembrance event to honor the 41 PA Turnpike employees who died while performing their duties. The event, which included the unveiling of the Turnpike’s new Work Zone Memorial, took place at the Turnpike’s Somerset Maintenance Facility and was broadcast to all employee offices across the 550-mile system.

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