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Farr and Wolf Talk 154 Safety


Supervisors Doreen Farr and Janet Wolf met with representatives from Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol on 9/1 to talk about safety issues related to traveling on Highway 154. The two supervisors—having each heard from many constituents both prior to and after a big rig, unable to stop after descending the pass, crushed a home with three people inside it—asked for the meeting. The highway is overseen by state law, so the supervisors can’t make changes to the rules governing the road. But the duo did want to get educated about the highway, and want a chance for more public outreach and education as well. The two elected officials plan to place a discussion item on the October agenda of the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments meeting.

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