Caltrans Shows How it Reponds to a Major Mudslide
Date: November 10, 2015
District: District 9
Contact: Florene Trainor
Phone: (760) 872-0603
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060
OAKLAND - In this Caltrans News Flash, Caltrans shows the response to the Kern County State Route 58 mudslide that occurred on Oct. 15, 2015. Due to a 1,000-year storm event, more than 200 vehicles were caught up in a mudslide that was more than 1 1/2 miles long.
Caltrans maintenance employees, along with an appointed emergency contractor, were able to clear the highway, make repairs and reopen the highway in less than a week.
This video may also be viewed at: https://youtu.be/ZNYd7ATKWZI
This News Flash is the 53rd 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 go to http://bit.ly/1ez3LYz.
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