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SR 27 Topanga Canyon Boulevard

Started by andy3175, January 31, 2016, 01:03:39 AM

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andy3175

Vegetation management along a segment of SR 27 in Topanga Canyon has been recognized for excellence as a result of its roundtable approach to resolving concerns related to pesticide use along the highway.

http://www.topangamessenger.com/story_detail.php?ArticleID=8072

QuoteThe Topanga Canyon Boulevard Roadside Committee (TCBRC) has won a statewide 2015 Caltrans Excellence in Transportation Award in the category of Maintenance–Operations or Equipment. ...

In 2012, Caltrans Maintenance was found using herbicides along SR-27 in contrast to its previous practice of manual-only clearing. Topanga residents discovered the practice and protested to Caltrans and elected officials.

At the request of Maintenance's Deputy Director, a roundtable was formed in 2013 to find alternative methods for vegetation management that could be implemented in a public/private partnership with Caltrans, community groups, other agencies and elected officials.

Thus, the ad-hoc Topanga Canyon Boulevard Roadside Committee was formed to address the issue.

According to the Caltrans awards committee, the resulting Topanga Canyon Boulevard (SR-27) Vegetation Management Plan exemplifies Caltrans' core values of integrity, commitment, teamwork and innovation.
Regards,
Andy

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Plutonic Panda

Video from caltrans on this closure



Quillz

Good. I use it a lot coming home from work. I'll check tonight. 

Plutonic Panda

Quote from: Quillz on June 01, 2024, 12:57:03 AMGood. I use it a lot coming home from work. I'll check tonight.
Should open Sunday. I'm happy as well. Though I don't depend on it, it is one my Sunday routes on rotation I'll cruise through to get to Mulholland highway.



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