California Department of Transportation
Date: June 12, 2013
District: 7, Los Angeles and Ventura counties
Contact: Kelly Markham
Phone: (213) 897-0303
CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION APPROVES BILLION-DOLLAR INFUSION OF FUNDING TO UPGRADE TRANSPORTATION AND PROMOTE JOBS
LOS ANGELES– Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide.
“We’re building transportation improvements that will benefit the state for decades to come and boost job growth in every region of California,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.
The allocations include nearly $541 million from Proposition 1B, a 2006 voter-approved transportation bond. In total, more than $15.5 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been put to work statewide.
Highlights of the funding allocations include:
- $26,664,000 for Port of Los Angeles Cargo Transportation Improvements – Emission Reduction Program, Phase 2. The project includes 72 acres of improvements to develop a state-of-the-art automated infrastructure.
- $55,467,000 to rehabilitate 25 lane miles of pavement in the cities of Los Angeles and Glendale, near Sunland and Tujunga, from west of Big Tujunga Wash to east of Boston Avenue.
- $13,118,000 to the Ventura County Transportation Commission for Los Angeles County Line to SR-23 – US 101 Improvements, Phase 1. This project will improve the SR-23 and US 101 connectors, the Moorepark Road off-ramp and medians, and soundwalls.
For information about all projects that received allocations today please see the attached file.
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