ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The Missouri Department of Transportation will host a Work Zone Awareness 5K Walk/Run with its St. Louis Fit $ Life team on Saturday, April 12th at the Chesterfield at Transportation Management Center located at 14301 South Outer Forty.
The race will start at 8 am, and is open to MoDOT employees, their families, friends and the public.
MoDOT says the Work Zone Awareness Walk/Run is to raise awareness of motorist to be careful on the road and to lookout for MoDOT workers working on those roads.
In 2013 three workers were killed, and 411 accidents were recorded in St. Louis area work zones.
The event coincides with “National Work Zone Awareness Week, from April 7th-11th.
If you want to participate in the walk/run, this a registration fee of $15 for adults and $10 for youth. Participants can register online at: www.fleetfeetstlouis.com/racing/highlighted-races/modot-work-zone-5k.
Online registration closes on April 7th, but can still register on race day. Entry forms may be mailed with payment to Becky Allmeroth, 1590 Woodlake Drive, Chesterfield, MO. 63017.