(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
|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)
Port of Long Beach
|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.