ROADS/BRIDGES: California allocates funding for 40 transportation projects

Dec. 14, 2016

Funding includes $190 million from the State Highway Operation and Protection Program

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $236 million for 40 transportation projects across the state.

Funding includes $190 million from the State Highway Operation and Protection Program for 10 projects to “maintain and preserve the investment in the state highway system and its supporting infrastructure.”

The work for the projects includes maintenance, pavement repair and preservation work, safety improvements and bridge upgrades.

The funding also provides for the following:

  • $31.6 million from the Active Transportation Program that will go toward 40 bicycle and pedestrian projects throughout the state
  • $4 million for Transit and Intercity Rail Program projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, expand rail service to increase ridership, integrate various rail and bus systems and improve rail safety
  • $1.2 million for Traffic Congestion Relief Program projects aimed at relieving congestion, connect transportation systems and provide for better goods movement
  • $9 million in allocations came from various state and federal transportation accounts

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