District 11 Overview Safety and Move Over Law Adopt-A-Highway Maintenance TOPICS
Over 3600 urban lane miles Over 1200 rural lane miles Over 3800 acres of landscape 7 rest areas & 63 park and rides 6 international border crossings Over 3600 urban lane miles Over 1200 rural lane miles Over 3800 acres of landscape 7 rest areas & 63 park and rides 6 international border crossings
Guardrail Repair Hazardous Spill Clean-Up Emergency Traffic Control Landscape Pavement Management Lighting and Signals Maintenance Trends in District 11 for 2010/11: Lane miles inventory5% Landscape inventory10% Maintenance staff10%
PSA Available on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9prVx3gfMmo
RICHARD GONZALEZ was killed by a vehicle on June 20, 2011 while working on a litter crew on Interstate 15 in San Diego County. JAIME OBESO was killed by an errant driver on June 7, 2011 while working on eastbound Interstate 8 near the Sunbeam Rest Area in Imperial County. STEPHEN PALMER, SR. died from injuries after being struck by a trolley while on the job May 4, 2011. GARY SMITH was struck and killed by a motorist while performing traffic control for a detour around an earlier fatal accident on November 14, 2010.
The Move Over Law took effect in 2007. In 2009, it was amended to include Caltrans vehicles. When flashing amber warning lights are displayed, motorists are required to move over a lane or reduce their speeds.
Caltrans Adopt-A-Highway was established in 1989. The Program exists to provide the public with an avenue to donate services for maintenance and beatification activities on sections of roadside within Californias State Highway System. Adoptions are intended to reduce Caltrans workload, promote civic responsibility and community pride. MISSION The Program strive to partner with Californias citizens to provide motorists with clean and beautiful roadsides.
Litter Removal Graffiti Removal Vegetation Control Tree Planting Wildflower Planting VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
District Focus Maximize the number of active adoptions Currently District 11 has 242 Active Groups. 160 are volunteer and 82 are sponsored with hired contractors. That s 64% of current adoptable segments leaving 36% available. Online application process. Attract tourism to Californias vacation destinations. Reduce the discharge of pollutants into storm water drainage systems.
Shared Adoption Supplemental Litter Removal One Day Permit Other Adoptions