District 9 Senate Bill 1 (SB1) Projects
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.
- Furnace Creek Thin Blanket: Located in the heart Death Valley National Park, this $4.7 million highway maintenance project will replace distressed pavement on State Route 190 between Furnace Creek and 3.6 miles east of Dante’s View Road. It is scheduled to be completed this year.
- Freeman Chip Seal: This highway maintenance project is scheduled to apply a thin blanket overlay with digouts on two locations along State Route 14 north of Red Rock Canyon State Park near Freeman Gulch. This project is expected to finish within 25 working days.
District 9 SB1 projects in development:
- 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.
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.