Fri, 15 May 2015
The good weather is here and that means town workers and contractors will be out on and near the roads over the coming months to maintain, repair and improve our roads and boulevards. Every effort is made to ensure that work zones are safe for workers and motorists, but the cooperation of drivers is a necessary part of that safety plan.
“Keeping our community safe always comes first,” Mayor Rob Burton said. “We are reminding motorists to stay focused while driving and watch for pedestrians, cyclists and town staff activity on the roads and roadways.”
The town encourages motorists to drive safely in work zones by following these safety tips:
Motorists and cyclists are also reminded to share the road. Town vehicles display the “Watch for Bikes” decal on the side mirror as a reminder to watch for cyclists as you open your vehicle door. Car-bike collisions can easily be avoided with a little care.
For information on road closures this summer, visit the town’s service disruptions page.