(Imperial County transportation update)….It will be held Thursday.
Officials from Caltrans, Imperial County Transportation Commission and the California Highway Patrol will participate. They will detail ongoing and upcoming major transportation improvements and safety programs in Imperial County, including the massive Interstate 8 Update project. That project is expected to have a significant impact on motorists. The Interstate project will begin in 2016, and cover I-8 from Highway 111 to Yuma, Arizona. Attending the update will be Caltrans district 11 Director Laurie Berman, Imperial County Transportation Commission Executive Director Mark Baza and Lieutenant Jerri Rutner with the California Highway Patrol. The update will be held at the Imperial Irrigation District Headquarters on East Barioni Blvd in Imperial, starting at 2:00 pm.