Cal Expo will open the September 11 Memorial Plaza on Tuesday, September 11 from 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The Plaza is a permanent structure featuring an I-beam extracted from Ground Zero, which had been a support beam from the North Tower. The Plaza also features a granite sphere fountain inscribed with all the names of the victims, as well as a carillon bell tower, reflections of the World Trade Center, and individual memorials to American Airlines Flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93, aborted in a field in Pennsylvania.
Memorial Ceremony services provided by Brotherhood American Combat Veterans and California Mexican American Veterans Memorial, Inc. begins at 8:00 a.m.
Rick Pickering, CEO at Cal Expo talks about Tuesday's event: