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Section 257.79d

MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949


257.79d “Work zone” defined.

Sec. 79d.

“Work zone” means a portion of a street or highway that meets any of the following:

(a) Is between a “work zone begins” sign and an “end road work” sign.

(b) For construction, maintenance, or utility work activities conducted by a work crew and more than 1 moving vehicle, is between a “begin work convoy” sign and an “end work convoy” sign.

(c) For construction, maintenance, surveying, or utility work activities conducted by a work crew and 1 moving or stationary vehicle exhibiting a rotating beacon or strobe light, is between the following points:

(i) A point that is 150 feet behind the rear of the vehicle or that is the point from which the beacon or strobe light is first visible on the street or highway behind the vehicle, whichever is closer to the vehicle.

(ii) A point that is 150 feet in front of the front of the vehicle or that is the point from which the beacon or strobe light is first visible on the street or highway in front of the vehicle, whichever is closer to the vehicle.


History: Add. 2003, Act 315, Eff. Apr. 8, 2004


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