Caltrans News Flash #173 - SB 1 Funds Allow Major Improvements to US Highway 50


District: Headquarters
Contact: Tamie McGowen
Phone: (916) 657-5060

SACRAMENTO — Smoother roads and transportation improvements have been promised to Californians, and Caltrans is delivering on that promise with projects funded by SB 1.

In this Caltrans News Flash, transportation officials talk about how SB 1 funds are being used to repave roads, like the US Highway 50 project in Sacramento, and how these highway projects are improving safety and the quality of life for motorists.

Caltrans News Flash #173

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SB 1 provides an ongoing funding increase of approximately $1.8 billion annually for the maintenance and rehabilitation of the state highway system, and Caltrans will fix more than 17,000 lane miles of pavement, 500 bridges and 55,000 culverts and drainage systems by 2027.

Caltrans is committed to conducting its business in a fully transparent manner and detailing its progress to the public. For complete details on SB 1, visit

This Caltrans News Flash is the 173rd in a series of videos highlighting Caltrans' activities that present the wide-ranging and critical work that Caltrans does to enhance California's economy and livability. To see more of these and other videos, search for #CaltransNewsFlash on Twitter or visit Caltrans News Flash on YouTube.