California Department of Transportation

Division of Maintenance

Pavement Marking

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) owns or controls 350,000 acres of Right of Way and maintains 15,133 centerline miles of highway and 13,063 state highway bridges. Caltrans also inspects over 12,200 local bridges.


Mission, Vision, Goals, Values


  • Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and livability


  • A performance-driven, transparent and accountable organization that values its people, resources and partners, and meets new challenges through leadership, innovation and teamwork


  • Safety and Health
    Provide a safe transportation system for workers and users, and promote health through active transportation and reduced pollution in communities.
  • Stewardship and Efficiency
    Money counts. Responsibly manage California’s transportation-related assets.
  • Sustainability, Livability and Economy
    Make long-lasting, smart mobility decisions that improve the environment, support a vibrant economy, and build communities, not sprawl.
  • System Performance
    Utilize leadership, collaboration and strategic partnerships to develop an integrated transportation system that provides reliable and accessible mobility for travelers.
  • Organizational Excellence
    Be a national leader in delivering quality service through excellent employee performance, public communication, and accountability.


  • Integrity 
    We promote trust and accountability through our consistent and honest actions
  • Commitment
    We are dedicated to public service and strive for excellence and customer satisfaction
  • Teamwork
    We inspire and motivate one another through effective communication, collaboration and partnership
  • Innovation
    We are empowered to seek creative solutions and take intelligent risks








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