Finding aid of the Caltrans District 7 records 0352
Finding aid prepared by Rebecca HirschThe processing of this collection and the creation of this finding aid was funded by the generous support of the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.
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Title: Caltrans District 7 records
Collection number: 0352
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6.67 Linear feet 6 boxes
Date (bulk): Bulk, 1970-1990
Date (inclusive): 1959-1995
Abstract: The records contains reports either used or created by the District 7 office of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). Caltrans District 7 is responsible for the planning, construction and maintenance of over 1000 highway and freeway miles in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.
creator: California. Dept. of Transportation. District 7.
The Caltrans District 7 records were donated by employees of the Regional Transportation Planning Office, Travel Forecasting Branch, Caltrans District 7.
District 7 of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is responsible for the building and maintenance of the state highway system in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties. The Department's mission is to improve mobility across California and District 7 has the second largest workforce of the 12 Caltrans statewide districts. It employs most of its people in construction and maintenance. Caltrans District 7 is responsible for 915 miles in Los Angeles County and 273 miles in Ventura County spread over 42 freeways and highways.
[Box/folder# or item name], Caltrans District 7 records, Collection no. 0352, Special Collection, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
The collection contains published reports; researchers are reminded of the copyright restrictions imposed on previously published works. It is the responsibility of researchers to acquire permission from publishers when reusing such materials. The copyright to unpublished materials beongs to the heirs of the writers. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
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The records contain planning reports produced by or for a variety of Californian transportation planning commissions, including the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). Topics covered by the reports include highway planning, the recovery from the 1994 Northridge earthquake, local transit, vehicle emissions, and commutes.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
California. Dept. of Transportation. District 7. -- Archives
California, Southern--Transportation--Archival resources
Earthquake damage--California, Southern--Archival resources
Highway planning--California, Southern--Archival resources
Local transit--California, Southern--Archival resources
Northridge Earthquake, Calif., 1994--Archival resources
Transportation--California, Southern--Archival resources
Transportation--California--San Francisco Bay Area--Archival resources
Other Reports 1970-1991
Transportation Commissions Outside of California 1969-1988