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Perspective - April 13, 2007

Letters to the editor

Caltrans comes through

Dear Editor:

I would like to thank you sincerely for the very well-written and informative article regarding the impact of the freeway noise on the quality of life in Alamo and residents' efforts to petition Caltrans to repave this I-680 stretch with rubberized asphalt to alleviate the effects of noise pollution. Reporter Natalie O'Neill did a very good job researching this matter and interviewing the residents and public officials.

The Jan. 11 article was very timely and was well received by local residents. Contra Costa County District 3 Supervisor Mary N. Piepho's office also got involved with that issue and helped in relating residents' concerns to Caltrans.

We are in receipt of a formal letter from Caltrans acknowledging that they've been made aware of residents' concerns and indicating that their preliminary design will include repaving the I-680 stretch through Alamo and parts of Danville with rubberized asphalt. The work is tentatively scheduled for spring 2009. We are very impressed with the timely response, support and help from Supervisor Piepho's office. You could really see an elected official working with residents and assisting in addressing their concerns.

Again, thank you for your article.

Alina Roshal (and more than 200 petition signatures)

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