31 citations issued throughout State Route 98
From 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Calexico Police Department held a traffic enforcement detail focusing on State Route 98.
Officers issued a total of 31 speeding citations throughout the detail’s duration, stated a CPD press release.
The detail was made in an effort to provide for the safety of student pedestrians and motorists traveling on SR 98.
Traffic on SR 98 has been a source of numerous complaints from nearby residents, commuter travelers, and the Calexico Unified School District staff, explained the press release.
“The mission of this detail was to effectively deter any drivers not abiding by the laws of the roadway. Not only are there schools present on SR 98, but medical facilities as well,” stated CPD Chief of Police Reggie Gomez, who added the police department plans to hold similar detail operations in the future.