Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

May 16, 2017

MnDOT partners with Meeker Safe Roads Coalition to provide work zone safety awareness

WILLMAR, Minn. — MnDOT District 8, southwest MN, is partnering with the Meeker Safe Roads Coalition to provide work zone safety awareness to all 5-8 graders at Atwater Cosmos Grove City (ACGC) School District tomorrow, May 17 at the ACGC junior high. In addition to talking about work zone safety, MnDOT will have a snow plow on site. Students will have the opportunity to sit in the plow and ask questions about moving work zones.

The work zone awareness presentation is part of the overall event which is being organized by the Meeker County Safe Roads Coalition. Students will rotate between four different stations. Local area emergency responders, law enforcement and members of the Meeker County Safe Roads Coalition will be on hand to talk about what takes place at the scene of an accident, districted driving, etc.

For more information on the event contact Jesse Hudec, Meeker Safe Roads Coalition Coordinator at 763-670-5939.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

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