General: Fall is the time of year when construction companies are trying to finish the small projects that were put on hold until close to the end of the construction season. These may include small patching jobs or shoulder work. These road upgrades present some unique hazards which must be recognized and for which over-the-road drivers need to make adjustments.
1. What are some of the hazards?
Summary: Our national highways are our paths to prosperity. Like our vehicles and our bodies, maintenance is required to keep everything working properly. Road/bridge construction does cause those travelling on the highways some discomfort, but we all will prosper in the end. Be safe out there!