Continuing the urgent drum beat to raise public awareness on the planned northbound 405 80-hour paving operation in the Sepulveda Pass this Presidents’ Day Weekend, Metro, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol have released a new public service announcement that is now freely available via Youtube.
Anyone who is interested in helping spread the word on their web sites or social media are welcome to link to the 30-second video. Here’s a transcript:
Hi, I’m Chief Dan Bower with the California Highway Patrol. We are again asking for the public’s help to avoid a major traffic jam here on the 405 this Presidents’ Day Weekend. Metro and Caltrans will be conducting an unprecedented, 80-hour paving operation. Motorists are advised to avoid delays, reduce driving and to simply stay away. The CHP will do its part to keep motorists safe. The rest is up to you!