CDOT Honors Those Killed While Working On Colorado Roads

DENVER (CBS4) – Wednesday is Colorado Department of Transportation Remembrance Day.

CDOT honors employees who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

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From 1929 to 2015, 59 CDOT workers have died while working on Colorado roads.

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“Remembrance Day is a time to remember how important safety and safe driving in work zones are,” said CDOT Executive Director Shailen Bhatt. “People need to slow down and pay attention; pay attention to the change in conditions, pay attention to the people that are out there, get off your phone.”

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In 2016 there were seven work zone fatalities in Colorado.

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