Released by: Transportation & Public Works
For Immediate Release

County of Sonoma Officials
Inaugurate Innovative Traffic Warning Sign

Two Six-Foot-Eight-Inch Vultures Installed to Discourage Long Semi Truck Traffic Between River Road and North Laughlin Road

Santa Rosa, CA  –  October 30, 2018  –  TPW logo thumb

County of Sonoma Department of Transportation and Public Works officials along with representatives of District Four Supervisor and Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, James Gore, and representatives of District Five Supervisor, Lynda Hopkins, will be joined by Sebastopol artist Patrick Amiot and members of the public for a special gathering to inaugurate the new Laughlin Road Artistic Warning Sign on Wednesday, October 31 at 9 a.m. The new traffic control measure is the result of an innovative community-based partnership and follows a series of incidents of trucks getting stuck on the one lane bridge near the intersection with North Laughlin Road, causing damage to public property, forced road closures, and disturbing nearby residents.

The full press release is available here: http://sonomacounty.ca.gov/TPW/Press-Releases/Transportation-and-Public-Works-Teams-with-Local-Artist/.

Images of the new warning sign are available here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/15dv2RNQP-zZq9t5Zx3FfmwShR0ErQnAA?usp=sharing.

  • WHO:
    • Representatives of District 4 Supervisor and Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, James Gore
    • Representatives of District 5 Supervisor, Lynda Hopkins
    • Transportation and Public Works officials
    • Artist Patrick Amiot and family
    • Sonoma County residents and Laughlin Road neighbors
  • WHAT:
    • Gathering to inaugurate the new Laughlin Road Artistic Warning Sign
    • Photo/Video opportunity for media and the public
  • WHERE:
  • WHEN:
    • Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 9 a.m.
  • RSVP:

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