California Department of Transportation District 11 ­ San Diego & Imperial Counties

District 11

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Contact: Media Information Officer Cathryne Bruce-Johnson

Phone: (619) 688-6670

$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.


# # # #