Thursday, August 14, 2014

Reasons to Follow Us on Twitter

Need a good reason to follow us on Twitter? How about this:

That's a shot of cleanup efforts on SR-60 in El Monte after a bad accident this morning involving a tanker truck and multiple cars. A segment of SR-60 and the I-605 connectors were closed for several hours. The backups stretched for miles.

If you were following us on Twitter (@Caltransdist7), you would have received updates about the accident and resulting congestion on impacted freeways, allowing you to make smart choices about your travel and avoid delays. PLUS, we tweet construction updates, significant closures, commuter alerts, event info and much more. So, go ahead, start following us today. The five seconds you spend reading 140 characters could save you hours sitting in traffic.