Newsom should channel spirit of Northridge quake rebuild when repairing 10 Freeway


Gov. Gavin Newsom says he doesn’t know when the I-10 freeway that caught fire over the weekend in Los Angeles will be repaired. The answer is as close as the telephone. He just needs to call former Gov. Pete Wilson.

CalTrans veteran ​​Jerry B. Baxter said in November 1994 that repairing the battered freeway system “posed one of the greatest challenges to the California Department of Transportation in its nearly 100-year history.”

But “it also proved to be one of its greatest triumphs, testing the mettle and ingenuity of Caltrans employees in ways no one could have possibly foreseen.”

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