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Caltrans News Release

District 11

Feb. 27, 2017

Contact: Steven Shultz

Caltrans (619) 688-6670

Media Advisory—Region’s Transportation Officials to Highlight Projects for 2017

WHO:              -    Caltrans District 11 Director Laurie Berman

  • SANDAG Executive Director Gary Gallegos
  • California Highway Patrol Border Division Chief Jim Abele
  • North County Transit District Chief Financial Officer Luz Cofresi-Howe
  • Metropolitan Transit System Director of Marketing & Communications  Rob Schupp

WHAT:            Caltrans will host its annual Transportation Update, featuring regional transportation experts providing a forecast of multimodal improvements and safety enforcement for 2017 and giving members of the media an opportunity to interview agency officials about transportation-related stories for the year ahead. The event will also introduce the Caltrans 2017 Major Construction Map.

WHEN:            Tuesday, Feb. 28, starting at 11 a.m.
WHERE:         Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Parking Structure C, Top Level, 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla, CA  92037.  The location overlooks Interstate 5, where Caltrans is implementing a number of improvement projects in 2017.  Please see attached map

MEDIA PARKING/PHOTO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITIES:

Agency representatives will make brief statements and then be available for individual interviews.  Staff will be available for interviews in Spanish.  Please call if special accommodations are needed for live broadcasts.  Large media trucks too big to enter the parking structure can park on the ground level to the north of Parking Structure C.  Smaller media vehicles can park at the press briefing site on the top level of Parking Structure C.

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