California Department of Transportation
Date: December 7, 2012
District: 6 - Fresno
Contact: Jose Camarena
Phone: (559) 488-4067
$306 MILLION APPROVED TO UPGRADE TRANSPORTATION
FRESNO - The California Transportation Commission today allocated $306 million to 44 projects that will help ease traffic congestion, improve safety, and support economic growth.
“From one end of the state to the other, transportation projects are providing jobs and improving roads, bridges, and transit for people and businesses in California,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.
The allocations include $114 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. In total, $14.7 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been distributed statewide.
The remaining $192 million in allocations came from assorted transportation accounts funded by state and federal dollars.
Among the projects that received funding today were:
- An allocation of more than $1.4 million towards the construction phase of the Avenue 12 Interchange project on State Route 99 in Madera County
Please see the attached file for information about all projects that received allocations
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