FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 12, 2015
WHAT: Stop Sign Installation
WHO: Councilmember Gil Cedillo; Los Angeles Department of Transportation; UPS Employees
WHEN: Thursday, August 13th at 10:00 am
WHERE: James M. Wood Boulevard and Garland Avenue, 90015
WHY: Councilmember Cedillo and the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) Central Division will inaugurate the installation of a new stop sign on the corner of James M. Wood Boulevard and Garland Avenue in CD1’s Westlake community. The issue has been of concern to community members and the nearby UPS warehouse workers. A UPS employee was recently struck by a motorist on the unprotected crosswalk on James M. Wood Boulevard. This is the third incident on this intersection in the past 2 years. LADOT has completed the process to install a stop sign, which will provide a higher level of protection for residents and employees of nearby businesses.