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Funding Allocated For State Transportation Projects

Stockton, CA– In an ongoing effort to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide.

The funding included $863 million from Proposition 1B, a 2006 voter-approved transportation bond. To date, the state has allocated more than $9 billion in Proposition 1B funds.


“We are putting transportation dollars to work creating jobs and making transportation improvements that will benefit Californians now and for decades to come,” said Acting Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty.


In Calaveras County $131,000 was allocated for sidewalk enhancement and improvements to Mokelumne Hill Town Hall. This includes the installation of bicycle racks, 60 feet of sidewalk , handicapped ramps and a handicapped parking space.


In Angels Camp, $100,000 was allocated to the City of Angels Camp for the construction of sidewalks and landscaping from the Murphys Grade Road to downtown Angels Camp.


Written by tina.falco@mlode.com