Video : 30th
Apart in Person,
Close in Spirit
View the video at: bit.ly/CT_Memorial_News_Flash_221
30th Annual Workers
8, 2020__ Last week, Caltrans preserved the tradition of honoring our Fallen Heroes
in the 30th annual Workers Memorial. “Though we weren’t able to honor our Fallen
Workers in person, we found a poignant way to pause and remember the sacrifices
made by these individuals and their loved ones.”
Sacramento, CA, Caltrans personnel, friends and families honored the lives of
189 highway workers who died keeping others safe, at the 30th Annual
Memorial near the Caltrans Workers Memorial Bridge (formerly known as the Bryte
Caltrans News Flash shares, “… the private memorial held in lieu of our
traditional event on the west steps of the State Capitol. The pandemic kept us
apart this year, but the tribute captured the spirit and dedication of our Heroes.”
remember the Fallen Workers who built and maintained the State’s transportation
system, Caltrans placed 189 orange traffic cones bearing the name of every
worker lost since 1921, configured in a diamond shape to symbolize a highway
single black cone at the center of this formation signifies all workers lost on
California’s highway system, including private contractors and California Highway
Patrol Officers. Please join us in
remembering our fallen workers.
are grateful not to add any new cones this year and continue to emphasize the
importance of highway safety. Please remember to: Be Work Zone Alert, Slow
for the Cone Zone and Move Over when you see flashing amber lights.
link is produced by: HQ Audio-Visual and the courtesy of News Flash honoring
those who gave their lives keeping Californians safe.
can be viewed here: bit.ly/CT_Memorial_News_Flash_221
Flash is the 221st 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.
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