City paving way for new techology to maintain roads
- May 2, 2016
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Lancaster official To brief AVBOT On REVIVE 25
Luis Garibay, Senior Projects Coordinator at the City of Lancaster, will discuss the city’s innovative $105 million REVIVE 25 street and road pavement revival and treatment program at the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s Tuesday, May 24 Business Briefing luncheon at the Hellenic Center in Lancaster.
Garibay will update the audience and answer questions on progress of the program intended to treat all 1,700 lane miles of roads in Lancaster by 2025 – equivalent to the distance from Los Angeles to Chicago.
According to the city, REVIVE 25 is not a plan to repave every road in Lancaster, but a method to maintain and strengthen every road in Lancaster by using new technology and strategies to improve pavement durability. REVIVE 25 is being billed as a long term strategy that will allow the City to invest more in preventive maintenance to help avoid more expensive road repairs in the future.
City officials believe the preventative approach will allow postponing or avoiding more costly work over time, potentially saving an estimated $280 million over the next decade. Officials say complete road reconstruction would cost in excess of $500 million.
The City of Lancaster’s Choice Energy is the sponsor of this briefing. Reservations for the luncheon can be made by calling 661-947-9033, e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or purchasing on line at www.avbot.org. Only $20 with RSVP, and $25 at the door.
Luis has worked at the City of Lancaster for more than 11 years, specializing in new business attraction, small business development and tourism marketing. Prior to helping launch REVIVE 25, Luis served as the Acting Executive Director of Destination Lancaster, a regional tourism marketing partnership that promotes local attractions, special events and unique experiences throughout the Antelope Valley. Over the years, Luis has served as the City’s liaison on various boards including the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, Career Prep Council, Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance (GAVEA), Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC).
Luis has been recognized as a top ‘40 Under 40’ by both the San Fernando Valley and the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journals, an award which recognizes the region’s top young business professionals. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from San Diego State University and his Master’s Degree in Public Sector Leadership from California State University, Northridge.