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Memorial ~ Wayne Jake Baardson  ~                         April 9, 1952  to August 12, 2002 | by vikisuzan
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Memorial ~ Wayne Jake Baardson ~ April 9, 1952 to August 12, 2002

Story behind these Washington State signs: www.wsdot.wa.gov/biz/trafficoperations/traffic/duisigns.htm

"Washington was the first state to allow such signs, starting in 1994..."

www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2007-05-02-memorials-signs_N...

www.wsdot.wa.gov/Safety/Brake/2003_memorial.htm

seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/98566_swanson05.shtml

archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis.cgi/web/...

This memorial is just before the Covington Washington exit on Highway 18 going east. It's for "Jake" Baardson, a 50 year old DOT worker killed on the job by a driver under the influence of OxyContin. www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/GovernorLocke/press/press-view...

seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/83903_troopers23.shtml

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Taken on October 21, 2007