California Department of Transportation
Date: June 12, 2013
Contact: Trisha Coder
Phone: (530) 229-0511
CALIFORNIA TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION APPROVES BILLION-DOLLAR INFUSION OF FUNDING TO UPGRADE TRANSPORTATION AND PROMOTE JOBS
REDDING – 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:
- Shasta/Siskiyou Counties: $8 million to rehabilitate bridge decks, replace joint seals, and repair unsound concrete pavement. The funding will also be used to clean and paint steel components at 22 locations in order to maintain structural integrity and extend serviceability and useful life of the structures. Some of the bridges in Shasta County include: the Market St. Bridge, the Deschutes Road Bridge, the Anderson Creek Bridge and the Churn Creek Bridge
For information about all projects that received allocations today please see the attached file.
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