MISSOURI — Springtime is here and MoDOT crews are ramping up roadwork in the month of April.

April is also Work Zone Safety Awareness Month, and as more work is planned across the state, MoDOT officials want to ensure everyone is staying safe.

KMZU’s Brian Lock was able to chat with Markyl Johnson, Senior Communications Specialist with the Missouri Department of Transportation, who said work zone awareness can save lives.

Click below to hear their conversation, which aired Tuesday on KMZU.