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Loma Prieta Oral History of Cliff Romano
Alternative Title
Caltrans Earthquake History of Cliff Romano
Loma Prieta Oral History Project
Cullom, Jo Ann
Romano, Cliff
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
California Revealed from California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
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In the wake of the October 17, 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake, Caltrans commissioned an oral history project to document the personal and professional experiences of Caltrans employees who worked to restore the State's damaged transportation system. At the time of this interview Cliff Romano was a Senior Transportation Engineer with Caltrans District Office 6 in Fresno. His position with Caltrans was a unit that was on loan to the California Highway Patrol for Accident Investigation. He was asked by California Highway Patrol on October 25th if he was willing to volunteer his services as part of special investigation team that was established to investigate and document the earthquake disaster. He accepted the assignment, and reported to the Cypress Structure. In the interview he describes what he saw and documented for the special investigation team. Later he investigated the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for the special investigation team.
Audio cassette
Oral histories
1 Tape of 1
Loma Prieta Earthquake, Calif., 1989
California. Department of Transportation
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
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