Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
Press Release

MCSO Issued More Than 100 Citations In Construction Work Zones

The highest fine was $456, for driving 84 MPH in a 50 MPH construction zone.

By - Sep 10th, 2019 06:16 pm

MILWAUKEE, WI – (September 10, 2019) The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office public safety message to the motoring public is “Stay alive, and slow-down in construction work zones.  Drivers who do not obey the laws of the road will be ticketed.” Deputies issued 146 citations to motorists between Friday, September 6 and Monday, September 9, 2019.

On Friday, 41 citations were issued, on Saturday, 51 on Sunday, 49 and on Monday, 5 citations were issued for a variety of traffic and road violations. Those violations included, but are not limited to unreasonable and imprudent speed to unsafe lane changing. Three motorists were cited for driving 34 MPH over the speed limit. The highest fine was $456, for driving 84 MPH in a 50 MPH construction zone.

MCSO reminds the motoring public to take public safety messages seriously. Stay alive, slow down and use extra caution in work zones, whether construction workers are present or not.

For further information, please contact MCSO Director of Public Affairs and Community Engagement Faithe Colas 414-639-5506 or Faithe.Colas@milwaukeecountywi.gov.

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