$236 MILLION Allocated to Maintain &
Transportation Commission (CTC)
Components for Transportation Program
Bernardino, California ____ Continuing the push to rebuild and maintain California’s
infrastructure, the California
Transportation Commission (CTC), as of Friday December 8, 2016, has
allocated $236 million to 40 transportation
projects that will alleviate traffic delays, repair aging roads and
bridges and encourage bicycling and walking.
like those made today help Caltrans continue to invest in, maintain and
modernize California’s transportation system,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm
Dougherty. “Each of these projects is an opportunity to improve safety, access and
mobility for all travelers in California, whether you choose to travel via car,
take the transit or ride a bicycle.”
newly allocated funding includes $190 million from the State Highway Operation
and Protection Program for 10 projects that will maintain and preserve the
investment in the state highway system and its supporting infrastructure. These
capital improvements consist of projects covering maintenance, pavement repair
and preservation work, safety improvements and upgrades to bridges throughout
included among allocations:
from the Active Transportation Program that will go toward 40
bicycle and pedestrian projects throughout the state.
$4 million for Transit and
Intercity Rail Program projects which seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,
expand rail service to increase ridership, integrate various rail and bus
systems and improve rail safety.
for Traffic Congestion Relief Program projects that will relieve
congestion, connect transportation systems and provide for better goods
The remaining $9
million in allocations came from various state and federal
State of California • Department of Transportation
the projects that received funding allocations were:
60 - $2,238,000 - In and near the city of Riverside,
on Route 60 from Milliken Avenue to Routes 60/91/215 Junction; also on Route 91
from Spruce Street to Routes 60/91/215 Junction. Upgrade communications
system to fiber optic cable and connect to 24 Transportation Management System
(TMS) field elements.
38 - $3,344,000 - Near Big Bear Lake,
from 0.5 mile west of Glass Road to 0.2 mile east of Seven Oaks Road.
Permanent restoration of embankment damaged by the Lake Fire of June 2015. The
project is to place rock slope protection, repair damaged drainage systems, and
construct headwalls, wingwalls and debris flow barriers at existing culvert locations.
Commission also adopted the 2017 Active Transportation Program (ATP), Statewide
and Small Urban & Rural components. The statewide component includes $131.7
million for 44 projects and $26.3 million for 10 small urban and rural
projects. Together, these components represent 60 percent of available funding
under the 2017 ATP. The CTC’s adoption of these 2017 components is not
authorization to begin work on a project, which still require an allocation by
the CTC for the project to begin work.
list of the adopted 2017 ATP Statewide and Small Urban & Rural components
can be found at: http://www.catc.ca.gov/meetings/agenda/2016Agenda/2016-12/yellows/Tab_20_4.8.pdf