Work Zone Awareness Week calls for extra caution

In recognition of National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 9-13, the Texas Department of Transportation reminds drivers that every day requires caution when driving through work zones.

In 2017, work zone fatalities in Texas increased nine percent over the previous year, resulting in 199 deaths and 813 serious injuries. For the rest of this story, see the April 12 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.