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California Department of Transportation
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2011
District: 1 - Eureka
Contact: Phil Frisbie
Phone: Office (707) 441-4678
$2.2 Billion in New Funding Allocated to Transportation Projects to help drive State’s Economic Growth
EUREKA – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide.
The funding included $863 million from Proposition 1B, a 2006 voter-approved transportation bond. To date, the state has allocated more than $9 billion in Proposition 1B funds.
“We are putting transportation dollars to work creating jobs and making transportation improvements that will benefit Californians now and for decades to come,” said Acting Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.
Highlights of today’s funding allocations include:
Humboldt County - $9.5 million for a project on that will rehabilitate 37.2 lane miles of Route 36 near Hydesville and near Bridgeville.
Humboldt County – $1.37 million for a project on that will repair storm damage on Route 36 near Bridgeville.
Mendocino County - $1.54 million for a project on that will repair storm damage on Route 128 near Boonville.
Mendocino County – $1.65 million for a project that will repair storm damage and realign the roadway on Route 1 near Elk.
For information about all projects that received allocations please see: http://www.dot.ca.gov/docs/ctcprojectallocationsaugust2011.pdf
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