Road excavation halts for tribal remains


Last updated 11/3/2019 at 2:48pm

UnS Geological Society

Burial remains were found during a road project on I-405 near Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif.-In early October, the Orange County Transit Authority halted a road-widening project on the I-405 Freeway when construction workers discovered human remains, including bones.

Analyzation by the Orange County Coroner's office determined the site to possibly be a Native American burial site.

Construction workers who were excavating as part of the I-405 Improvement Project spotted the remains, including bones, on Sept. 25 at an undisclosed location. According to Eric Carpenter of the Orange County Transit Authority (OCTA), agency officials are prohibited by law from provi...

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