John Wilkie Safety Roadside Rest Area At Fenner

John Wilkie Safety Roadside Rest Area At Fenner (HM1ME)

Location: Gaithersburg, CA 20877 San Bernardino County
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N 34° 48.603', W 115° 13.134'

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As Caltrans Highway Superintendent for the Needles area, John Wilkie sought ways to improve maintenance at this Rest Area. Pursuing this goal, John became a statewide leader in increasing employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

John's passionate belief in the abilities of people let him to develop and promote the "Roads as Bridges to Employment" program. Today, throughout California, Rest Areas are maintained by persons with disabilities.

John represented the highest ideals of public service, continuing long beyond his retirement to be a mentor and champion for persons with disabilities.

John Wilkie 1928-1997
HM NumberHM1ME
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 8:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 662912 N 3853424
Decimal Degrees34.81005000, -115.21890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.603', W 115° 13.134'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 36.18" N, 115° 13' 8.04" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 I-40, Gaithersburg CA 20877, US
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