• I-4 Ultimate construction resumes week after construction worker's death

    By: Sarah Wilson


    ORLANDO, Fla. - Road work on the I-4 Ultimate project is back up and running Monday morning, a week after a construction worker was killed on the job.

    SGL Constructors announced Monday morning that the work would resume at 7 a.m.

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    "A thorough review and evaluation of our safety protocols has been completed," SGL said. 

    According to firefighters, 59-year-old James Mills Jr. suffered a head injury around 1 p.m. on Feb. 4 when he was struck by an 18-inch by 20-foot iron pipe while working on a construction project at the intersection of Wymore Road and Riddle Drive near the I-4 underpass north of Fairbanks Avenue.

    He was the fourth construction worker to die while working on the I-4 Ultimate project since February 2016.

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