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Title
Highway Recollections of Jake Dekema with Jack Boda, Willian Dotson, James Larsen
Creator
Gray, George
Contributor
Boda, Jack
Dekema, Jacob
Dotson, William
Larsen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
2001-07-09
Contributing Institution
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Collection
California Revealed from California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Rights Information
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Description
Jake Dekema began working with the Division of Highways in 1938. He was District Engineer (later District Director) of District 11 from September 1955 to December 1980. During this period, he administered the planning, developing, and construction of 485 miles of the California Freeway and Expressway System in San Diego, Imperial, and east Riverside Counties with a minimum of public controversy. On February 20, 1982, the 29-mile stretch of Interstate 805 was officially named the Jacob Dekema Freeway.
Type
moving image
Format
Hi8
Form/Genre
Oral histories
Extent
2 Tapes of 2
Identifier
casadt_000082_t01; casadt_000082_t02
Language
English
Subject
California. Division of Highways--History
Provenance
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
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