Highway 1 to receive federal stimulus money
Thursday, March 12, 2009
The California Transportation Commission today approved federal stimulus money for upgrades to Highway 1 in Monterey County, one project among a list of 57 state infrastructure projects totaling $625 million.
The $2.5 million Highway 1 project will upgrade guard rail, crash cushion and end treatment from Pacific Grove to Castroville, south of Route 1 to Tembladero Slough and also on Highway 68 east of Fairground Road, according to Caltrans. The press release highlights the following projects:
$75 million to repave three miles of rough pavement on Interstate 710 in Los Angeles, one of the nation’s busiest freeways for goods movement.
$50 million to help reconstruct Doyle Drive, the southern access to the Golden Gate Bridge.
$46.7 million to replace two aging bridges on Highway 99 in Merced County.
$16.8 million to construct two new lanes on Interstate 805 in Chula Vista to ease traffic congestion.
$13 million to replace the Russian River Bridge in Mendocino County, near Ukiah.
$17 million to rehabilitate the roadway in Butte County, near Biggs from Rio Benito Road to Route 162 east.
For a complete list visit: http://www.dot.ca.gov/Documents/federaleconomicstimulustransportationprojects.pdf