California Department of Transportation
 

California Department of Transportation

Date: March 5, 2013
District: 7
Contact: Kelly Markham
Phone: (213) 897-0303, kelly.markham@dot.ca.gov

$333 MILLION IN NEW FUNDING AWARDED
TO UPGRADE TRANSPORTATION AND EXPAND STATE’S ECONOMY  

LOS ANGELES - The California Transportation Commission today allocated $333 million in new funding to 91 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economic recovery.  

“Investing in our transportation infrastructure creates a better future for all Californians,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.

The allocations include $233 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. In total, nearly $15 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been distributed statewide.

The remaining allocations ($100 million) came from assorted transportation accounts funded by state and federal dollars.

Notable local projects that received funding allocations are:  

  • $28.3 million for Phase II of the Exposition Light Rail, Culver City to Santa Monica
  • $14.7 million for Interstate 110/State Route 47 Interchange Improvements
  • $10.5 million for Phase II of the Port of Los Angeles Alameda Corridor Terminus/West Basin Rail Yard – Berth 200 Rail Yard Track Connection Improvements

Please see the attached file for information about all projects that received allocations today.

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