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The State's Busiest Roadside Mowing Period Is Underway

The Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding the public that roadside mowing is underway, requiring drivers to slow down, avoid all distractions and proceed with caution when encountering equipment and personnel. The heaviest mowing operations will continue until Aug. 15.

“Timely, strategic mowing is an essential part of IDOT’s green efforts,” said Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer Osman. “As you see our maintenance crews while traveling across the state, remain alert for slow-moving heavy equipment and remember to reduce your speed. Drop the devices and drive extra carefully. W...


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