Check out the fines for theses tickets!!
>Beginning in July the State of Illinois will use speed cameras in areas
>designated as "work zones" on major freeways. Anyone caught by the
>devices will be mailed a $375 ticket for the first offense, but a second
>ticket will cost $1000 and comes with a 90-day license suspension.
>Drivers will also receive demerit points against their license, which
>allows insurance companies to raise their insurance rates. This
>represents the harshest penalty structure yet for a city using photo
>enforcement. The state will begin with two camera vans issuing tickets
>in zones with speed limits lowered to 45 MPH. Photographs of both the
>driver's face and license plate are taken. Officials announced the plan
>on the Dan Ryan Expressway suggesting Chicago area roads are likely to
>be a target. Illinois Tollway Executive Director Jack Hartman promised
>more work zones: "Since the Tollway just launched our $5.3 billion
>Congestion Relief Plan", drivers will see more work zones on the Tollway
>than they have in the past."
>Go to this website and read -
I think thats BS... its just a way to increase revenues. If they care so much about the workers, close the road while it's under construction. It should get done quicker and safer.