Caltrans Uses New Tree Removal Technology – Safer, Faster and Efficient


District: Distict 4 - Bay Area
Contact: Janis Mara
Phone: (510) 715-9291

BAY AREA — Advanced technology is now available to Caltrans to assist with the removal of dead, dying, and diseased trees throughout the state. The telescoping grappling saw allows contractors to take trees down at a faster pace than traditional tree removal processes, completing this task safely from the ground via remote control and outside the fall zone for the trees being removed.

Caltrans News Flash #228

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This News Flash is the 228th in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans’ activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California’s economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or  News Flash page.