Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Contact: Media Information Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson
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$333 Million In New Funding Awarded To Upgrade Transportation And Expand State’s Economy
SAN DIEGO – 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:
- Approval of $30 million in Proposition 1B funds to construct 4.2 miles of a second track along the LOSSAN Corridor from San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station to Las Pulgas Road in Camp Pendleton and replace a bridge with a reinforced concrete structure.
- $901,000 in Proposition 1B funds to resurface a three-mile segment of Dogwood Road in Imperial County.
Please see the attached file for information about all projects that received allocations today.
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