CTC allocates more than $3 billion for transportation infrastructure projects

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California Construction News staff writer

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $3 billion to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state, including $1.3 billion for local projects and to protect local roads and bridges from extreme weather and natural disasters.

“The CTC’s decision to invest in our state highways while protecting city and county infrastructure will help make California’s roadways safer and more resilient one shovel, one project and one community at a time,” said Caltrans Director Tony Tavares.

Projects approved include:

  • $8.4 million for drainage improvements along Route 299 from Blue Lake to Willow Creek in Humboldt County
  • $1.5 million for construction of a retaining wall along Route 36 near Bridgeville in Humboldt County
  • $4.1million for drainage and fish-passage improvements along U.S. 101 near Crescent City in Del Norte County
  • $1 million for the construction and repair of buildings at the Ukiah maintenance station along U.S. 101 and the Boonville maintenance station along Route 128 in Mendocino County
  • $1 million for construction of a median barrier along U.S. 101 from Route 20 to south of North State Street near Ukiah in Mendocino County
  • $3.1 million for drainage and fish-passage improvements along Route 1 near Philo and Boonville in Mendocino County.
  • $1.1 million for road and guardrail repairs and curb ramps along Route 1 from south of Iverson Avenue to Philo Greenwood Road near Point Arena in Mendocino County

The $1.3 billion federal local assistance allocation in fiscal year 2023 comes from programs created or expanded under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act,

For more information about transportation projects funded by SB 1, visit RebuildingCA.ca.gov.

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