Memorial Dedication Ceremony Media Advisory
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 at 12:00:00 AM

WHAT: The unveiling of a permanent memorial dedicated to all DOTD employees who lost their lives in service to the Department.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2005

WHERE: La. DOTD Headquarters lobby

1201 Capitol Access Road, Baton Rouge

WHO: La. Department of Transportation and Development

WHY: To unveil a permanent 7 foot memorial on which 33 names of fallen DOTD workers have been etched in granite. The families of the workers have been invited to witness the dedication of the memorial by Gov. Blanco and Secretary Bradberry.

Speakers include:

Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco

Secretary Johnny B. Bradberry, DOTD

Deputy Secretary Cedric S. Grant, DOTD