Hard Hat Tour attendees head out on the Golden Valley Road bridge.
The City of Santa Clarita hosted a VIP Hard Hat Tour yesterday for the nearly completed Cross Valley Connector. The brief event took guests on a walking tour of the 1,100 foot-long Golden Vally Road bridge to learn about the 8-mile Cross Valley Connector road.
Mayor Laurene Weste and Mayor Pro Tem Marsha McLean welcome attendees.
The bridge is the final leg of the roadway linking Golden Valley Road and Bouquet Canyon Road/Newhall Ranch Road. The City will host a Grand Opening for the Cross Valley Connector on Saturday, March 27, 2010 to oficially open the long awaited road to the public.
Attendees look out over the bridge and across across the valley.
City Senior Engineer Hoon Hahn explains more about the Cross Valley Connector.
The hour-long tour took guests across the entire expanse of the Golden Valley Road Bridge over the Santa Clara River.
Councilmember Frank Ferry takes part in the tour.
City Engineer Hoon Hahn points out details relating to the Bridge's stormwater runoff.
Director of Public Works, Robert Newman, addresses Hard Hat Tour guests.