District 9 Senate Bill 1 (SB1) Projects

SB1 Overview:

SB 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, is a landmark transportation investment to help fix aging infrastructure, expand access to safe walkways and bikeways, and support efficient and timely movement of goods in communities across California with $5 billion in annual funding split between state and local agencies.  

Caltrans District 9's active SB1 projects:

  • Rosamond-Mojave Rehabilitation Project: Currently in construction, this $41.35 million project is rehabilitating each of the four northbound and southbound lanes of this eight-mile stretch of State Route 14 between Mojave and Rosamond in eastern Kern County. It is projected to be completed in October of 2022.
  • Freeman Chip Seal: This highway maintenance project will apply a thin blanket overlay with digouts on two locations along State Route 14 north of Red Rock Canyon State Park near Freeman Gulch.
  • State Route 182 Thin Blanket: This highway maintenance project will apply a thin blanket overlay to State Route 182 from just north of the Bridgeport Reservoir to the Nevada State Line.

Rosamond-Mojave Rehabilitation Project

District 9 SB1 projects in development: 

  • NB Keoughs Thin Blanket: This highway maintenance project will apply a thin blanket asphalt overlay to the northbound lanes of U.S. 395 from near Reynolds Road to near Warm Springs Road between Big Pine and Bishop. Construction is scheduled to begin October 3, 2022.
  • Rock Creek Pavement: This $3 million project will rehabilitate U.S. Highway 395 from 0.5 miles north of Lower Rock Creek Road in Mono County to 1.3 miles south of South Landing Road near Crowley Lake. Construction is scheduled for 2024.
  • Manzanar Pavement: The town of Independence is due to benefit from Manzanar Pavement, as this $43.7 million project will improve pavement and pedestrian facilities along U.S. Highway 395. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2024.
  • Fish Springs Pavement: This $28.6 million project will aim to improve pavement and pedestrian facilities within the town of Big Pine in Inyo County along U.S. Highway 395. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2024.
  • State Route 127 CAPM: Located on the outskirts of Death Valley National Park in Inyo County, this Capital Preventative Maintenance project will extend the service life of State Route 127 in two locations north and south of Death Valley Junction for at least five years. The estimated cost of this project is $15.2 million, and its estimated start date is in 2023.
  • Bishop Pavement: Still in the early developmental phases, the Bishop Pavement project will rehabilitate the pavement of U.S. Highway 395 through the town of Bishop in Inyo County. Its tentative projected start date is the fall of 2023.
  • Cemetery CAPM: Currently in development, the Cemetery CAPM project will rehabilitate pavement, install traffic devices and upgrade guardrail along this stretch of U.S. Highway 395 north of Lee Vining and Mono Lake in Mono County. It is tentatively projected to begin in 2022.
  • Freeman 3 CAPM: North of Red Rock State Park in Kern County, the Freeman 3 CAPM project will rehabilitate pavement and upgrade a culvert along State Route 14. This project is tentatively projected to begin in 2023.

District 9 SB1 completed projects:

  • Westgard Shoulder Protection Project: This highway maintenance project on State Route 168 E between White Mountain Road and 4.8 miles east over Westgard Pass installed shoulder enhancements.
  • Furnace Creek Thin Blanket: Located in the heart Death Valley National Park, this $4.7 million highway maintenance project replaced distressed pavement on State Route 190 between Furnace Creek and 3.6 miles east of Dante’s View Road.
  • Inyo Digouts Project: This highway maintenance project removed failing asphalt and repaved portions of U.S. 395 in Bishop and near Little Lake.

Death Valley road

Furnace Creek Thin Blanket

Caltrans is committed to conducting its business in a fully transparent manner and detailing its progress to the public. Road projects progress through construction phases more quickly based on the availability of SB 1 funds, including projects that are partially funded by SB 1. For more information about other transportation projects funded by SB 1, visit www.RebuildingCA.ca.gov.

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