California Transportation Commission Approves Nearly $300 Million In Projects To Help Motorist Get Around the State

By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– – The California Transportation Commission Wednesday allocated $287 million to 23 projects that will provide better roads, transit, and bridges while at the same time strengthening California’s economy.

“We are building transportation improvements that will benefit the state for decades and will also boost job growth in every region of California,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.

The allocations include $259 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. In total, nearly $14.6 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been distributed statewide.

The remaining $28 million in allocations came from assorted transportation accounts funded by state and federal dollars.

Among the projects that received funding today were: City of Indio/Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) – Monroe Street improvements in the City of Indio from Avenue 49 to Avenue 52. ($1.375 million) Caltrans District 8 – I-15 in Cajon Pass north of Kenwood Avenue to repair culverts and damaged slopes. ($2.2 million)

CTC OCTOBER PROJECT ALLOCATIONS LIST 1 | P a g e

Project #

Allocation Amount

Recipient

RTPA/CTC

Dist-Co-Rte

Postmile

Project Title

Location

Project Description

Project Funding

PPNO

Program/Year

Phase

Prgm’d Amount

Project ID

Adv Phase

EA

Budget Year

Item #

Fund Type

Program Code

Amount by Fund Type
2.5g.(1i) Proposition 1B – Locally Administered CMIA Project Resolution CMIA-A-1213-02

on the State Highway System (Design Build) (New)

1

$153,657,000

Port of Long Beach

LACMTA

07-LA-710

3.7/6.0

Gerald Desmond Bridge. In Long Beach, at the Port of Long Beach, at the Gerald Desmond Bridge. Replace bridge.

Final Project Development: N/A

Final Right of Way: N/A

(Concurrent CMIA Program Amendment / Baseline Agreement under Resolution CMIA-PA-1213-01 & CMIA-P-1213-02B; October 2012.

(Concurrent SHOPP Allocation Amendment under

Resolution FP-12-24 & Resolution TCIF-AA-1213-06; October 2012.)

(All CMIA funding will be used for construction capital only.)

(Contributions from other sources: $546,702,000.)

Outcome/Output: Replace one bridge to restore bridge load capacity.

07-3037

CMIA/12-13

CONST

$153,657,000

0700000379

4CONL

228304

2011-12

304-6055

CMIA

20.20.721.00

2012-13

304-6055

CMIA

20.20.721.000

$17,895,000

$135,762,000

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