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SCR-73 Lowell C. Allen Memorial Bridge.(2015-2016)

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Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 73
CHAPTER 178

Relative to the Lowell C. Allen Memorial Bridge.

[ Filed with Secretary of State  September 18, 2015. ]

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SCR 73, McGuire. Lowell C. Allen Memorial Bridge.
This measure would designate a specified bridge on State Highway Route 101 in Mendocino County as the Lowell C. Allen Memorial Bridge. The measure would request the Department of Transportation to determine the cost for appropriate signs showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering that cost, to erect those signs.
Fiscal Committee: YES  

WHEREAS, Lowell C. Allen was a licensed professional engineer and widely respected bridge construction engineer who enjoyed a 39-year career with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Division of Highways Bridge Department; and
WHEREAS, As the senior bridge construction engineer for Caltrans District 1, from 1973 through his retirement in 1990, Mr. Allen was responsible for bridge construction throughout the Counties of Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, and Mendocino, including those bridges constructed by counties and other local agencies; and
WHEREAS, During his working days and in retirement, Mr. Allen donated many hours to help build structures up and down the North Coast; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Allen was a lifelong member of the American Society of Civil Engineers; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Allen died on December 2, 2014, leaving a legacy throughout the region; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the Senate of the State of California, the Assembly thereof concurring, That the Legislature hereby designates Bridge No. 10-218 on State Highway Route 101, between postmile 106.574 and 106.670, in the County of Mendocino as the Lowell C. Allen Memorial Bridge; and be it further
Resolved, That the Department of Transportation is requested to determine the cost of erecting appropriate signs, consistent with the signing requirements for the state highway system, showing this special designation and, upon receiving donations from nonstate sources covering that cost, to erect those signs; and be it further
Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate transmit copies of this resolution to the Director of Transportation and to the author for appropriate distribution.