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Repaving to begin on Sanford Road on Monday

RELEASE DATE: September 25, 2009

MOUNT DORA — Milling and repaving is scheduled to begin Monday, Sept. 28, at 7 a.m. on Sanford Road (East First Avenue), beginning near Highland Street to Stanley Bell Drive.

According to the Lake County Department of Public Works, the project is expected to continue through Tuesday, Sept. 29. The project is part of the Countywide-resurfacing program awarded to DAB Constructors, Inc.

Motorists should expect delays in the area because of the construction. Public Works offers the following safety tips for motorists entering a roadway construction zone:

• Plan Ahead -- Allot extra travel time if you have to travel through this construction zone, or plan an alternative travel route to your destination.
• Stay Alert -- Motorists should obey any posted work zone advisories and signage. As with any driving situation, minimize interior and exterior distractions.
• Be Prepared to Stop — Drivers should be prepared to stop, slow down, shift lanes and yield to the movement of construction workers and equipment.
• Reduce Speed -- For the safety of all drivers and construction workers, normal posted speed limits are reduced in work zones. Motorists should maintain a safe distance between vehicles ahead, traffic barriers and construction workers and equipment.

For more information, call the Lake County Department of Public Works at (352) 483-9005.


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