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Construction zone caution |

Construction zone caution

| Monday, September 7, 2015 9:00 p.m

While returning from a trip to Virginia recently, we came to a portion of Route 66 where a road crew was milling and repaving the road. It was one lane with alternating traffic being controlled by workers at the north and south ends.

As we waited for our turn, a dump truck traveling too fast for the conditions kicked up a stone that shot into my windshield.

My purpose here is to “thank” the truck driver for being so inconsiderate and thoughtless of the welfare of other drivers, including the possibility of injuring someone who might have had his window down.

We have to contend with many construction projects and I thank those who try to finish the projects quickly. But there is no need to speed along the roadways where conditions are not the best.

Michael J. Phillips

Lower Burrell

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