San Diego County

District 2

Supervisor Joel Anderson


County Begins to Place Long-Life Batteries in Traffic Signals as Prep for Outages, Emergencies

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10/08/21
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“Installing these longer-lasting emergency backup batteries at traffic lights, particularly along evacuation routes, is something that will be very important for the safety of my constituents,” Anderson said. “My constituents have lived through major wildfires in the past, including two of the largest in state history, the Cedar fire in 2003 and the Witch Creek fire in 2007.”