Mile Marker: A Caltrans Performance Report

Spring 2020

Image of the Mile Marker Spring 2020 Cover, showing Caltrans crews maintaining an overhanging sign on the freeway in southern California 

Director's Message

Portrait of Caltrans Director, Toks OmishakinI want to assure you that Caltrans, as part of the California State Transportation Agency, is strongly committed to creating and carrying through policies of racial equity, inclusion and diversity — and addressing flawed decisions made in earlier times.

Mile Markers

Caltrans Key Strategic Management Plan Performance MeasuresCaltrans Key Strategic Management Plan Performance Measures

Roadwork Doesn't Stop For Crisis

Photo thumbnail of Caltrans maintenance crews working on a nearly deserted Interstate 5 freeway in Los AngelesPandemic Forces Adjustments, but Most Projects, Repairs Proceed as Planned

SB 1: Progress Made, Challenges Remain

Photo thumbnail of construction equipment in the center divide of Interstate 5 in northern CaliforniaPavement Shows Most Improvement of Four Major Highway Categories

Bridge, Other Inspections Taking to the Skies

Photo thumbnail of a Caltrans drone in flight.Growing Caltrans Drone Fleet Opens Up Many Areas of Field Operations

Safety Plan Seeks to Protect Roadway Users

Photo thumbnail of a new pedestrian crosswalk featuring rails, signs, and road striping.Caltrans Joins With Agencies, Partners on Five-Year Strategy

Report Maps Future Freight Strategy in State

Photo thumbnail of a large freight vessel in the Port of Long Beach.Vital Industry Keeps California, Nation Rolling, but Must Adapt to Changing Times

Canyon Bridge Network Rebuilt After Slides

Photo thumbnail of Arroyo Paredon Bridge near MontecitoSeries of Santa Barbara-Area Crossings Reconnect Community

Caltrans Exceeds Small Business Goals

Photo thumbnail of a business owner and employee in front of a computer screen, smilingContracting, Procurement Opportunities Have Increased for Certified Firms

Busy Year at Capitol Yields New Transportation Laws

Photo thumbnail of the California State Capitol building.Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Traffic Safety, Lease of State Property for Emergency Shelters Among 2020 Changes


Graphic illustration thumbnail of a steam roller on a highway.2020-2024 SHOPP; Habitat Preservation Program; SB 743 Rules; Transportation Commission Actions

Pay-Per-Mile Remains Viable Alternative for Transportation Funding

Photo thumbnail of the Road Charge logo overlaid against a freeway background.Road Charge May Prove a More Sustainable Alternative to the Gas Tax

Partnership Program Pitches In With a Hitch

Photo thumbnail of a Freeway Service Patrol driver assisting a woman on a freeway.Caltrans, CHP Oversee Freeway Service Patrol, Which Assisted Almost 700,000 Motorists in 2018-2019