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Signal will increase safety for drivers, residents and pedestrians

September 2, 2015 (Santee) – Pardee Homes has announced that the traffic signal improvement project on Mast Boulevard will soon be complete. The work is expected to conclude in early October. Pardee, developer of the future Castlerock residential community to be located north of Mast Boulevard between Medina Drive and West Hills Parkway, has been working with the City of Santee to expedite the installation of a traffic signal at the western exit from West Hills High School to improve safety for drivers, residents and pedestrians.

“This traffic signal will be a tremendous benefit to our City, and ensure the safety of our families and children,” said Santee Mayor Randy Voepel. “We are thankful for Pardee Home’s assistance in coordinating the advanced installation of the signal at this critical intersection.”

The planned Castlerock development is still in the processing phase. The traffic signal would not normally be installed until after construction of the development begins. However, Pardee Homes agreed to collaborate with the City to make improvements to the intersection. 

“As a homebuilder, the safety of residents is a primary concern,” said Jimmy Ayala, Division President for Pardee Homes in San Diego. “We are pleased to assist the City in enhancing community safety in Santee and look forward to working to bring this project to completion.”

Traffic signal poles are expected to be delivered mid-September with signal testing and road striping to take place thereafter. No road closures are expected to occur during installation and traffic will continue to flow as usual.



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