California Department of Transportation
Date: March 5, 2013
Contact: Deanna Shoopman
Phone: (530) 632-0080
$333 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING AWARDED
TO UPGRADE TRANSPORTATION AND EXPAND STATE’S ECONOMY
MARYSVILLE - The California Transportation Commission today allocated $333 million in new funding to 91 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economic recovery.
“Investing in our transportation infrastructure creates a better future for all Californians,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.
The allocations include $233 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. In total, nearly $15 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been distributed statewide.
The remaining allocations ($100 million) came from assorted transportation accounts funded by state and federal dollars.
Notable local projects that received funding allocations are:
- Sacramento County - $5 million Proposition 1B project involving the City of Elk Grove and Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) to add an on-ramp and left turn lane at Elk Grove Boulevard / State Route 99 intersection modification.
- Sacramento County - $5 million Proposition 1B project involving the City of Elk Grove and Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) on Grant Line Road between Survey Road and Waterman Road: widen road from two to four lanes in Sacramento County.
- Sacramento County - $1 million for a project near Galt at the intersection of East and West Stockton Boulevard. To construct Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) curb ramps and upgrade bridge rail to current standard to comply with the ADA standards.
- Sacramento and El Dorado Counties - $1.6 million for a project near Sacramento on Route 5, 50, 50, 80 and 99 at various locations: also in El Dorado County on Route 50, eat of Camp Sacramento at Florin curve: Place High Friction Surface Treatment at eight locations to increase road surface friction and improve traction for vehicles and improve safety.
- El Dorado County - $12.4 million for a water quality collection and treatment facilities project on State Route 89 near South Lake Tahoe, from 0.1mile north of Eagle Falls Sidehill Viaduct to Meeks Creek Bridge.
- Sierra County - $580,000 for State Route 89 near Sierraville and the Sierra Nevada County line, to install two miles of wildlife fence to channel wildlife to an undercrossing.
- Nevada County - $71,000 for annual Slurry Seal in the town of Truckee on various roadways.
- Glenn County - $3,000 for a project to reconstruct Sacramento Street within the City limits of Willows.
- Glenn County - $3,000 for a project to reconstruct Butte Street South within the City limits of Willows.
- Sutter County - $625,000 for a project to close the gaps in the City of Yuba City Class II Bicycle Lane Improvement Project (Butte House Road and Pease Road locations.
Please see the attached file for information about all projects that received allocations today.
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