California Invests Nearly $1 Billion for Transportation Improvements


Sacramento — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated over $988 million today to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state. This funding includes more than $450 million from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (IIJA) and more than $250 million from Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017.

“The CTC’s investments will help rebuild California’s transportation infrastructure while increasing transit and active transportation options. These projects reflect the CTC and Caltrans’ commitment to safety and meeting future challenges.”

Tony Tavares, Caltrans Director

Projects approved include:


District: 1 - Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake and Mendocino counties
Contact: Manny Machado
Phone: (707) 496-6879

  • Approximately $7.2 million including more than $6.3M in federal IIJA funding toward the construction of an auxiliary lane from Route 299 to south of Giuntoli Lane on U.S. 101 in Arcata, Humboldt County.
  • Approximately $34 million including more than $30.1M in federal IIJA funding and $397K in SB1 funding toward median barrier and culvert repairs and roadway improvements on U.S. 101 near Willits from north of West Road to South of the Haehl Bridge in Mendocino County.
  • Approximately $20.9 million including more than $18.7M in federal IIJA funding toward roadway, guardrail and other improvements from west of Irvine Avenue to east of Mid Lake Road near Upper Lake along Route 20 in Lake County.
  • Approximately $2.2 million toward the removal of hazardous trees on U.S. 101, and Routes 199 and 254 at various locations in Humboldt, Del Norte and Mendocino Counties.
  • Approximately $3.1 million toward the removal of hazardous trees on U.S. 101, and Routes 1 and 175 at various locations in Mendocino and Lake Counties.

District: 2 - Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama and Trinity counties
Contact: Kurt Villavicencio
Phone: (530) 225-3426

  • Feather River Inn Intersection Project (Near Blairsden, from 0.4 mile east of Little Bear Road to 0.4 mile west of Route 89): New roadway construction to Route 70, drainage work, and striping.
  • Cromberg Rehab Project (In and near Cromberg and Portola, from Gill Ranch Road to 0.2 mile west of Big Grizzly Creek Bridge): Rehabilitate roadway, repair and replace culverts, upgrade guardrail, upgrade bridge railing at Humbug Creek Bridge, and make pedestrian facilities Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant. The project will also improve safety and ride quality. This project includes $95.7 million in IIJA funding.

District: 3 - Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba counties
Contact: Gilbert Mohtes-Chan
Phone: (530) 682-6145 

  • City of Sacramento: $5 million in federal IIJA funding for the city’s Broadway Complete Streets Project between 16th Street/Land Park Drive and 24th Street. The project includes reducing a segment of roadway from four lanes to two, constructing 6,100 feet of new buffered bicycle lanes, adding new marked pedestrian crossings and refuge islands, and making multi-modal improvements at two intersections.
  • State Route 65 in Wheatland, Yuba County: $9.8 million in State Highway Operation and Protection Program funding, including $680,000 in SB 1 funds, to rehabilitate the pavement from State Street to 0.3 mile north of Evergreen Drive. The City of Wheatland is contributing $100,000 toward construction, which includes adding bike lanes, improving drainage facilities, building a multi-use path, upgrading facilities to current Americans with Disabilities standards, and adding a traffic signal at the intersection with McDevitt Drive.
  • State Route 32 in Chico: $462,000 for Caltrans to develop a safety project for traffic signal and intersection improvements at Main Street and Oroville Avenue.
  • State Route 20 in Colusa County: $730,000 for Caltrans to develop a safety project to upgrade roadside signs, add flashing beacons, improve the pavement, and upgrade guardrail from east of the Lake County line to about 0.6 mile east of the State Route 16 junction.
  • Interstate 80 near Floriston, Nevada County: $550,000 for Caltrans to develop a safety project to improve the pavement, repair drainage systems, upgrade guardrail and replace a damaged concrete barrier.
  • Interstate 80 in Sacramento County: $210,000 for Caltrans to develop a project to replace current roadside vegetation and upgrade irrigation system from the State Route 51 (Capital City Freeway) junction to 0.6 mile east of Madison Avenue.

District: 4 - Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma counties
Contact: Victor Gauthier
Phone: (510) 290-5116


  • $74.4 million In Fremont, from Santa Clara County line to 0.4 mile north of Fremont Boulevard Overcrossing. Rehabilitate pavement by grinding and overlaying with Rubberized Hot Mix Asphalt (RHMA-G) and Open Graded Friction Course (OGFC), upgrade curb ramps to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, upgrade metal beam guardrail, and replace loop detectors. This project will extend the pavement service life and improve ride quality.
  • $4.8 million In Oakland, under Route 880 along Wood Street, between West Grand Avenue and 34th Street. This project is necessary to repair bridge damage, protect the area by constructing a hardened security perimeter fence, perform electrical repairs, reconstruct and stabilize the damaged embankment slopes, and install signs. This supplemental is necessary to repair fire damage, secure the site by installing additional security cameras, hardened fencing, install concrete barrier, and increase security guards during construction, and remove more debris and abandoned vehicles than originally anticipated.


  • $6.2 million In and near Yountville, at Dry Creek Bridge, Perfume Creek Bridge, and California Drive Undercrossing. Upgrade bridge rails and widen shoulders to make standard.

San Francisco

  • $7 million In the City and County of San Francisco, from San Mateo County line to Brannan Street. Rehabilitate pavement, upgrade concrete median barrier, rehabilitate drainage systems, upgrade facilities to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, and replace Whipple Avenue Pedestrian Overcrossing.

San Mateo

  • $1 million Near La Honda, at 0.5 mile west of Pescadero Creek Road. Repair slope washout by constructing a retaining wall. Future consideration of funding approved under Resolution E-22-92; December 2022.


  • $1 million Near Jenner, from north of Myers Grade Road. Mitigation project for plant establishment and erosion control.
  • $844,000 Near Jenner, south of Timber Cove Road. Stabilize roadway settlement by placing grouted pin piles and repaving the road.
  • $1.5 million In and near Santa Rosa, at Mendocino Avenue Overcrossing, Fulton Road Overcrossing, Shiloh Road Overcrossing, and Limerick Lane Overcrossing. Upgrade bridge rails.

District: 5 - Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties
Contact: Alexa Bertola or Jim Shivers
Phone: (805) 549-3237

$3.3 million to construct pedestrian and bicycle facilities to improve safety on State Route 9 near Felton from Kirby Street to north of Fall Creek Drive in Santa Cruz County.  • $4.5 million to restore the drainage system along US 101 in and near King City, Greenfield, Soledad, Gonzales, and Salinas, from Paris Valley Road Overcrossing to Dunbarton Road in Monterey County. This project will also replace overhead signs and structures, and update Transportation Management System (TMS) elements.  • $2.2 million to rehabilitate pavement and drainage systems on US 101 near Buellton from Old Coast Highway to south of the Santa Rosa Road Overcrossing in Santa Barbara County.

District: 6 - Kings, Tulare, Fresno, Madera and Kern counties
Contact: Christian Lukens

  • Active Transportation Project in Kern County: This project will construct over 6 miles of Class I multi-use path along the Friant-Kern Canal that will connect to the Kern River Parkway to serve as a regional active transportation corridor. This project will include improvements to one bridge over the Kern River and one culvert under the railroad. IIJA allocation amount: $4.3 million.
  • Safety Improvement Project in Fresno County: $2.8 million project will install a two-way left turn lane on State Route 180 near Yokuts Valley, from 0.2 miles east of George Smith Road to Elwood Road. Allocation amount: $820,000.

District: 7 - Los Angeles and Ventura counties
Contact: Allison Colburn
Phone: (213) 200-8694

  • State Route (S.R.) 14, in the City of Palmdale from Technology Drive to the Kern County line, reconstruct pavement on distressed lanes, shoulders and ramps and upgrade numerous roadway features, including guardrail, curb ramps and traffic loop detectors. ($39 million in IIJA funding; $5 million from SB1).
  • Pacific Coast Highway (S.R. 1), from south of Temescal Canyon Road to the Ventura County line, also in Ventura County from the Los Angeles County line to Tonga Street - rehabilitate culverts and construct a bridge at Solstice Creek to ease the passage of Southern California steelhead trout, an endangered species. ($30.9 million in IIJA funding; $4 million from SB 1).
  • S.R. 47, in the City of Los Angeles near the Port of Long Beach - replace the bridge deck and seismic sensors of the Vincent Thomas Bridge. ($17.14 million from SB 1).

District: 8
Contact: Carolina Rojas
Phone: (909)383-6733

  • $68 million to make connector and ramp improvements at the State Route (SR-71) and State Route 91 (SR-91) Interchange in Riverside County near Corona.
  • $65 million to construct a connector bus rapid transit system in San Bernardino County between Pomona and Rancho Cucamonga.
  • $24 million to construct a truck-climbing lane on Interstate 10 (I-10) in Yucaipa.
  • $1.2 million to make roadway improvements on SR-18 near Big Bear Lake.
  • $3.3 million to upgrade facilities to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards on Interstate 15 (I-15) in Murrieta.
  • $4.9 million to enhance highway worker safety by making roadway improvements on Interstate 15 (I-15) in Murrieta in Riverside County.
  • $8.6 million to enhance highway worker safety by making roadway improvements on Interstate 15 (I-15) in Jurupa Valley in Riverside County.
  • $804,000 to construct auxiliary lanes on I-215 near the City of Riverside.
  • $2.9 million to replace and ensure bridge safety on Interstate 40 (I-40) near Needles.
District: 9 - Inyo, Kern and Mono counties

District:        10 - Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne counties 
Contact:       Rick Brewer
Phone:         (209) 693-3494

  • The Merced 99 Guardrail Project – IIJA will contribute $3.878 million to upgrade the guardrail system, replace end treatments and crash cushions, and construct anchor blocks for transition railing connections. This project is near Atwater, from 0.5 mile south of Westside Boulevard to 0.8 mile south of Hammatt Avenue.
  • The Paradise Road Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Improvement Project in Stanislaus County – IIJA has authorized $3.55 million to create a road diet on Paradise Road, as well as new sidewalks, new Class II bike lanes, pedestrian crossing with refuge islands and curb extensions, medians and speed tables, and rapid flashing beacons. The affected area includes Paradise Road from Sheridan Street to 1st Street, S. Jefferson Street from Paradise Road to Vine Street, 1st Street from Vine Street to Sierra Drive and G Street from Sierra Drive to 2nd Street.
  • The SR-88 Anchor Pavement Project in San Joaquin County - $3.217 million in SB 1 funds will go for pavement rehabilitation, bridge rail upgrading, ADA improvements, guardrail upgrading, and sign panel replacement. This project is near Lockeford, from 0.2 miles north of Comstock Road to 2 miles south of Clements Road.

District: 11 - San Diego and Imperial counties
Contact: District 11 and Barbara Moreno
Phone: (619) 417-3753

  • $14 million for design of a suicide deterrent system for the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge and I-5 connector overcrossings. to reduce the number of suicide attempts on the bridge.  At the January meeting, The California Transportation Commission adopted this project into the State Highway Operation and Preservation Program (SHOPP). 

“This funding allocation by the CTC is an important milestone in the Coronado Bay Bridge Suicide Deterrent Project. Last year, the project completed the environmental review process. This new funding is an important next step to allow Caltrans to move into the final design phase of the project. An untraditional project for Caltrans, but an important one that will have a big impact on the lives of many Californians..”

Gustavo Dallarda, Caltrans District 11 Director 

For more information, visit the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge Suicide Deterrent project page to access a copy of the Final Environmental Document. 

District: 12
Contact: Elizabeth Manzo
Phone: (657) 328-6621

  • $768,000 for a project in the City of Fullerton, at the northbound offramp to Magnolia Avenue to install High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) to improve safety. This project will reduce the number and severity of collisions.
  • $2.05 million for a project in and near Irvine and Tustin, from Yale Avenue to Route 55. The project will rehabilitate roadway and drainage systems, enhance highway worker safety, and install census stations.

SB 1 provides $5 billion in transportation funding annually that is shared equally between the state and local agencies. 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 transportation projects funded by SB 1, visit