California Department of Transportation District 11 & San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Contact: Public Information Officer Edward Cartagena

Phone: (619) 688-6670

Media Advisory

WHO:           Caltrans District Director Laurie Berman, California Highway Patrol Chief Jim Abele and Associated General Contractors President and Flatiron Construction Corp. Vice President Jeff Turner.  

WHAT:           The announcement of a pilot project to enhance highway worker and motorist’s safety through additional advance warning signs, reduced and enforced speed limits, and an extra buffer lane of protection for the workers.

WHEN:          Tuesday, Feb. 12, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:        Caltrans District Office
                        4050 Taylor Street
                        San Diego, CA 92110
Thomas Guide Page 1268, (F-4)



On display will be a (48” X 48”) “55 MPH” construction speed reduction sign and display boards comparing the difference between the a traditional and enhanced lanes closure.

A staff member will be available for interviews in Spanish.

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