Highway Update: Caltrans urges drivers to please ‘Be Work Zone Alert’

Caltrans dignitaries, employees, families and friends recently gathered at the State Capitol for a Workers Memorial to honor the memory of 191 roadway workers who have died in the line of duty since 1921 with an emphasis for travelers to drive safely through work zones.Ali Shabazz and Quanda McGadney, two Caltrans employees who tragically lost their lives while working in 2022, were commemorated at the event.McGadney, a 51-year-old Caltrans landscape maintenance worker from Vallejo, was killed after being struck by an impaired, hit-and-run driver on the morning of June 3, 2022, while working along Interstate 80 near Vacaville. She is survived by her daughter, Nairobi, and her sisters, Priscilla Stevenson and Candice McGadney.Shabazz, a Caltrans civil engineer from Fresno, was k
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