California Department of Transportation
 

California Department of Transportation

Date: June 28, 2012
District: 8 - INLAND EMPIRE    
Contact: Terri Kasinga
Phone:  (909) 383-4631 (work) (951) 232-4268 (cell)

NEARLY $1 BILLION IN FUNDING ALLOCATED
TO IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION AND STATE’S ECONOMIC GROWTH

INLAND EMPIRE - Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide.

Approximately $600 million in funding was provided by Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. The remaining allocations came from assorted state and federal transportation accounts. In total, about $13.8 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been distributed statewide. 

“Proposition 1B continues to fund key transportation projects, which translates into a strengthened economy,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty. “Investing in our infrastructure will improve mobility and create a better future for Californians.”

Some of the notable local projects that received funding include:

  • Caltrans/San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) – I-215 NewportAvenue Bridge Replacement Project in Grand Terrace ($3.1 million).
  • City of Fontana/San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) – I-15Duncan Canyon Road Interchange Project in Fontana ($13.9 million).
  • Caltrans/San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) – I-215 Bi-County HOV Gap Closure in San Bernardino and Riverside counties ($158 million).
  • City of Riverside/Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) – Streeter Avenue Grade Separation in Riverside ($15.5 million).
  • City of Highland/San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) –
    SR-210/Greenspot Road Improvements in Highland ($1 million).
  • Caltrans – Rehabilitate pavement on Interstate 15 (30 lane miles) in Corona ($18.1 million).
  • Caltrans – Rehabilitate pavement on Interstate 215 (32.7 lane miles) in Riverside, Grand Terrace, and Colton ($12.2 million).
  • Caltrans – Install rumble strips on Route 95 south of Needles. ($272,000).
  • Caltrans – Construct concrete median barrier on Route 210 in Rancho Cucamonga and Fontana ($2 million).
  • Caltrans – Rehabilitate pavement on Interstate 40 (100 lane miles) in San Bernardino County ($26 million**).
  • Caltrans – Rehabilitate pavement on Interstate 40 (84 lane miles) in San Bernardino County ($30.2 million**).
  • Caltrans – Rehabilitate pavement on Interstate 40 (65 lane miles) in San Bernardino County ($23 million**).
  • Caltrans – Rehabilitate pavement on State Route 62 (70 lane miles) in Twenty Nine Palms and Yucca Valley ($23.1 million**).
  • San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) – Route 210 landscape project in San Bernardino ($2.5 million).
  • Town of Apple Valley/San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) – State Route 18 landscape enhancement in Apple Valley ($464,000).

Please see the attached file for more information about all the projects that received allocations.

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