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SAN BERNADINA – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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EUREKA – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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REDDING – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today adopted 148 biking and walking project, collectively valued at more than $430 million in the state’s 2014 Active Transportation Program (ATP), making it the nation’s largest. The CTC will allocate nearly $221 million to the projects at its future meetings. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today released the second issue of The Mile Marker: A Caltrans Performance Report, an ongoing assessment to share with the public the department’s performance and progress as it works to protect, improve and modernize California’s transportation system. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – Caltrans is installing “smart irrigation” controllers, a recycled-water pipeline, and low-flow fixtures to cut its water use along state highways throughout the Central Coast. ...

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SACRAMENTO – In case you missed it, here’s what elected officials, world-class engineers, and expert panel members said at the August 5 State Senate Transportation and Housing Committee hearing about the new Bay Bridge: ...

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SACRAMENTO – Here’s what statewide elected officials, Bay Area transportation officials, world-class engineers, geotechnical and welding experts, and quality assurance and quality control expert panel members have been saying about the safety of the new Bay Bridge: ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty today responded to a Senate review panel report on the design and construction of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge East Span, lauding the findings and reaffirming the department’s commitment to building upon the report’s recommendations. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty today responded to a Senate report on Bay Bridge construction by pointing out many misleading or inaccurate sections of the report, but also agreeing with the report that no one—even the strongest critics discussed in the report—disputes the safety of the Bay Bridge. ...

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LOS ANGELES – In an effort to address two ongoing transportation issues for the Los Angeles region, Caltrans has submitted planning proposals seeking a total of $4 million from the 2014 Federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program to finance a corridor study in the underserved and economically disadvantaged communities of southeastern Los Angeles County, as well as a wildlife crossing over U.S. Highway 101. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Beginning today, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in active construction zones as part of a public safety campaign focused on work zone safety. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty today stepped into the role of President of the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO) at the organization’s annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ...

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SUTTER COUNTY – Caltrans has completed a much-needed interchange at the junction of State Routes 99 and 113 south of Yuba City, another major step in improving the transportation corridor between Yuba City and Sacramento. ...

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REDDING – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects that will put people to work improving the state’s highways, bridges, and public transit. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects that will put people to work improving the state’s highways, bridges, and public transit. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects that will put people to work improving the state’s highways, bridges, and public transit. ...

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IRVINE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects that will put people to work improving the state’s highways, bridges, and public transit. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects that will put people to work improving the state’s highways, bridges, and public transit. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects that will put people to work improving the state’s highways, bridges, and public transit. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects that will put people to work improving the state’s highways, bridges, and public transit. ...

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LINCOLN – Caltrans today marked the completion of a four-lane extension of the Lincoln Bypass on State Route 65 in Placer County, which will cut travel times for about 20,000 motorists who drive on the bypass every day ...

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SUTTER COUNTY –State and local officials today hailed the completion of the State Route 99 Feather River Bridge Project, closing the final gap in creating a four-lane highway link between Sacramento and Yuba City. ...

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SACRAMENTO –The $40.5 million Fix50 project is now finished, allowing the nearly 230,000 motorists who use it daily to once again have full access to all of Highway 50 in downtown Sacramento. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is in the process of reviewing hundreds of applications due to an overwhelming response to its call for applications for projects that promote biking and walking. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Following the success of California’s “Slow for the Cone Zone” public awareness campaign, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), and California Highway Patrol (CHP) today began asking drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert” and help save lives on California’s roads. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Caltrans today announced that construction has begun on eight miles of new carpool lanes on the San Bernardino Freeway (Interstate10) that will ease congestion for more than 200,000 motorists who travel the route daily between Baldwin Park and West Covina. ...

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SACRAMENTO – With the economic recovery expanding, California’s highways, seaports, and railroads are again teeming with freight being transported across the state and on to the rest of the nation. ...

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Solano County – Caltrans, the Solano Transportation Authority (STA), and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission broke ground today on a major project that aims to reduce congestion and improve safety for more than 150,000 motorists who travel through the Interstate 80/Interstate 680/State Route 12 interchange daily. ...

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Los Angeles – As a crucial step toward moving the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) out of the residential landlord business and refocusing its efforts on delivering a world-class transportation system, Caltrans is requesting the public’s input ...

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BAKERSFIELD – The daily commute for Kern County motorists is going to take less time and be safer thanks to a just-completed Caltrans project that expanded State Route 99 from six lanes to eight lanes through Bakersfield. ...

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BURBANK – Caltrans today broke ground on the $355 million Interstate 5 Empire Project, which will add more than four miles of new carpool lanes on Interstate 5, provide motorists easier access to Bob Hope Airport and elevate railroad tracks to eliminate vehicle collisions with trains. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $1.3 billion in transportation funding, including $541 million to implement California’s “fix it first” strategy for preserving and maintaining California’s 50,000 lane miles of highways. ...

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EUREKA – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $1.3 billion in transportation funding, including $541 million to implement California’s “fix it first” strategy for preserving and maintaining California’s 50,000 lane miles of highways. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $1.3 billion in transportation funding, including $541 million to implement California’s “fix it first” strategy for preserving and maintaining California’s 50,000 lane miles of highways. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $1.3 billion in transportation funding, including $541 million to implement California’s “fix it first” strategy for preserving and maintaining California’s 50,000 lane miles of highways. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $1.3 billion in transportation funding, including $541 million to implement California’s “fix it first” strategy for preserving and maintaining California’s 50,000 lane miles of highways. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $1.3 billion in transportation funding, including $541 million to implement California’s “fix it first” strategy for preserving and maintaining California’s 50,000 lane miles of highways. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – Caltrans today announced that it has finished construction of the new Estrella River Bridges on State Route 46 East near Paso Robles. The bridges are part of a major, multi-phase $265 million Caltrans project that is upgrading 15 miles of SR-46 East from a two-lane highway to a four-lane expressway between Paso Robles and Shandon. ...

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MODESTO – Caltrans and the city of Modesto broke ground today on a $61 million project that will relieve traffic congestion on Pelandale Avenue at State Route 99 and create an attractive new gateway to showcase the city. ...

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IRVINE – Caltrans and the Orange County Transportation Authority today celebrated the completion of a wide range of transportation improvements on the Orange Freeway (State Route 57) that should make the daily commute easier, lessen vehicle emissions, and dampen freeway traffic noise. ...

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SACRAMENTO – May is Bike Month, and to underscore his department’s support for bicycling, Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty will set out on his bike ride through downtown Sacramento on Friday, May 9, touting cycling as a form of active transportation that decreases traffic congestion, improves air quality, and enhances physical health. ...

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SACRAMENTO – At its 24th Annual Workers Memorial at the State Capitol today, Caltrans honored 183 employees who have lost their lives on the job. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans is asking cities and counties throughout California to submit applications for projects that promote biking and walking that will vie for a share of $360 million in federal and state funding from the state’s new Active Transportation Program – the nation’s largest. ...

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SACRAMENTO – In an effort to support the construction of more multimodal local streets and roads, Caltrans today endorsed National Association of City Transportation Officials’ (NACTO) guidelines that include innovations such as buffered bike lanes and improved pedestrian walkways. ...

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STOCKTON – Caltrans and the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG) broke ground today on a freeway extension near the Port of Stockton that will divert truck traffic from the residential Boggs Tract community and improve goods movement. ...

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OAKLAND – Thousands of motorists who regularly travel the busy traffic maze between State Routes 180, 41, and 168 are enjoying less stressful, safer commutes, thanks to new braided ramps Caltrans recently opened. ...

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OAKLAND – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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STOCKTON – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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REDDING – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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BISHOP – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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EUEKA – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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SAN BERNADINO – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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FRESNO – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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CENTRAL COAST – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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MARYSVILLE – Californians will be driving on smoother roads, safer bridges, and enjoying the benefits of enhanced transit thanks to $334 million in new funding allocated to 53 projects by the California Transportation Commission. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans has announced that the condition of the pavement on California’s highways is at its healthiest level in more than a decade, according to the recently released 2013 State of the Pavement Report. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in partnership with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), today announced signing a contract with Siemens to manufacture 32 high-performance, diesel-electric locomotives in Sacramento. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Results from the California Household Travel Survey – the largest and most complex review of its kind – show that the percentage of California residents walking, biking, or using public transportation on a typical day has more than doubled since 2000. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Caltrans, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), and other local and federal officials gathered today to celebrate the completion of two major transportation improvements along Interstate 805 (I-805). ...

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BISHOP – For the first time in Mono and Inyo counties, Caltrans has begun using an anti-icing solution called salt brine on state highways in the Eastern Sierra that melts snow more quickly and reduces the chance of dangerous ice forming on the pavement. ...

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SACRAMENTO – In response to the state’s severe drought, Caltrans is launching a statewide educational campaign on the state’s highways, urging all Californians to conserve water. Beginning today, California’s more than 700 electronic highway signs will display the following water conservation message: SERIOUS DROUGHT HELP SAVE WATER ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today released the first issue of The Mile Marker: A Caltrans Performance Report, a straightforward accounting of how the department is performing as it improves and protects California's transportation system. ...

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BISHOP – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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REDDING – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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SAN BERNARDINO – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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IRVINE – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – The California Transportation Commission has allocated $138 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve highways, bridges, and passenger rail and further strengthen the state’s economy. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – Caltrans today completed a $47 million project to improve the Santa Maria River Bridges on U.S. Highway 101 near the Santa Barbara-San Luis Obispo County line and reduce travel times for 60,000 daily drivers. ...

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SAN BERNADINO – Caltrans today announced the completion of a “major overhaul” of Interstate 215, which includes 15 new bridges, four new lanes, two flyovers and the reconstruction of 34 ramps along the 7.5 mile route. ...

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ANTIOCH – This morning, Caltrans and Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) opened two additional westbound highway lanes from Contra Loma Blvd/L Street in Antioch to Loveridge Road in Pittsburg, marking a major project milestone for Highway 4 widening work between Pittsburg and Antioch. ...

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THOUSAND OAKS – Long-awaited improvements are now underway at the heavily-used U.S. Highway 101/State Route 23 interchange in Thousand Oaks that will ease traffic congestion and improve safety for more than 170,000 motorists who travel through the area daily. ...

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SACRAMENTO – As 2013 comes to a close, Caltrans is highlighting a few transportation infrastructure projects completed this year to help improve mobility, safety and sustainability throughout California’s transportation system. ...

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SACRAMENTO – AVisit California and the state’s ski industry commended the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) at last week’s Snow Summit for its proactive snow removal plan to keep major resort roads open for the 2013 - 14 snow season, announced Caroline Beteta, Visit California president & CEO. ...

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BALDWIN PARK – Caltrans today opened a 4.4-mile section of carpool lanes on Interstate 10 from Interstate 605 to Puente Avenue in Baldwin Park. This is the first of three projects that will provide one continuous carpool lane from downtown Los Angeles to San Bernardino County, a distance of more than 35 miles. ...

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OAKLAND – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has made new allocations totaling $152 million to 36 projects statewide. This latest round of funding drives the total amount of transportation funding allocated in 2013 beyond the $3 billion barrier. ...

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RIVERSIDE – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has made new allocations totaling $152 million to 36 projects statewide. This latest round of funding drives the total amount of transportation funding allocated in 2013 beyond the $3 billion barrier. ...

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IRVINE – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has made new allocations totaling $152 million to 36 projects statewide. This latest round of funding drives the total amount of transportation funding allocated in 2013 beyond the $3 billion barrier. ...

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SAN DIEGO AND IMPERIAL COUNTIES – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has made new allocations totaling $152 million to 36 projects statewide. This latest round of funding drives the total amount of transportation funding allocated in 2013 beyond the $3 billion barrier. ...

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FRESNO – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has made new allocations totaling $152 million to 36 projects statewide. This latest round of funding drives the total amount of transportation funding allocated in 2013 beyond the $3 billion barrier. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has made new allocations totaling $152 million to 36 projects statewide. This latest round of funding drives the total amount of transportation funding allocated in 2013 beyond the $3 billion barrier. ...

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EUREKA – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has made new allocations totaling $152 million to 36 projects statewide. This latest round of funding drives the total amount of transportation funding allocated in 2013 beyond the $3 billion barrier. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Caltrans, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) and other transportation officials and elected representatives from the U.S. and Mexico gathered this morning to break ground on a state highway project that will provide a seamless connection across the international border. ...

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FRESNO – As part of its effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save taxpayer money, Caltrans today announced that the Philip S. Raine Roadside Rest Area on SR 99 in Tulare County has received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification—the highest possible environmental rating—by the United State Green Building Council (USGBC). ...

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SANTA MARIA – Caltrans has completed a new interchange on U.S. Highway 101 at Union Valley Parkway in Santa Maria that will help ease congestion at the nearby Santa Maria Way and East Clark Avenue interchanges and make it easier for motorists to reach businesses and the airport. ...

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SACRAMENTO – In a state noted for its freeways, Californians are riding trains in unprecedented numbers. In 2012-13, Amtrak California carried a record 3.9 million passengers on its thriving Pacific Surfliner and San Joaquin rail lines. ...

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OAKLAND – By Monday morning, the new fourth bore of the “world-class” Caldecott Tunnel on State Route 24 in the Oakland Hills will open to traffic, adding two dedicated tunnels in each direction to aid more than 160,000 commuters daily and end the fifty-year-old process of manually reversing the flow of traffic twice per day along the middle bore. ...

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Tuolumne County – Tuolumne County motorists started driving on the new section of the East Sonora Bypass eight months sooner than expected today. ...

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Madera – Caltrans opened its first design-build project today, the State Route 99 Madera Rehabilitation Project, on time and on budget. ...

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Merced – Caltrans has completed a $35 million project on State Route 99 in Merced that replaced an outdated bridge with a modern structure while seismically retrofitting two more key bridges, making them more likely to withstand an earthquake. ...

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Irvine – On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service. ...

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Bishop – On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service. ...

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Fresno – On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service. ...

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Oakland – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service.  ...

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Los Angeles – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service.  ...

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Santa Barbara – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service.  ...

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Eureka – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service.  ...

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Stockton – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service.  ...

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Redding – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service.  ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $359 million to 36 projects, an investment that will create jobs bolstering the state’s economy, reduce traffic congestion, repair highways and bridges, and improve rail service.  ...

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MARYSVILLE – Caltrans announced today that it has finished rebuilding 90 miles of Interstate 80 between Auburn and the Nevada state line, infrastructure improvements that included rebuilding seven bridges, improving lighting and drainage and adding new traffic monitoring systems. ...

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY – Caltrans announced today that work is being completed on a $21 million project creating a “smart corridor” using Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technology on State Route 12 in Solano, Sacramento, and San Joaquin counties and on Interstate 5 in San Joaquin County. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) today are calling on all Californians for their help in the ongoing effort to make highway work zones safer. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The California State Transportation Agency today joined the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in announcing that the federal government has rewarded California with a near-record $155 million in transportation funding after the state met all its 2013 transportation project federal deadlines. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert while driving to improve safety for travelers and wildlife alike during “Watch Out for Wildlife (WOW) Week,” September 16-22. ...

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OAKLAND – The Dumbarton Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project has been nominated to compete with 10 projects nationwide for the prestigious America’s Transportation Award. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and Amtrak will use Rail Safety Month in September as a kickoff to their year-long “Be Track Smart” rail safety campaign, which offers facts and safety tips to reduce deaths and injuries near railroad crossings and tracks. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and the San Bernardino Associated Governments (SBAG) announced today that Colton Crossing, a project that will unlock delays at a major rail crossing in Southern California, has been delivered significantly under budget and ahead of schedule. ...

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SAN FRANCISCO – Caltrans is urging travelers who will be making a trip to the San Francisco Bay Area during Labor Day weekend to plan ahead, choose an alternate route now, and allow plenty of extra travel time because the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will be closed. ...

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FRESNO – Continuing a push to improve transportation in the Central Valley, Caltrans and the Fresno County Transportation Authority today broke ground on the next stage of a project that will add three much-needed miles to the Kings Canyon Expressway (State Route 180). ...

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MERCED COUNTY – Caltrans and the Merced County Association of Governments broke ground today on the State Route 99 Atwater – Merced Expressway (AME) Project, which will widen the San Joaquin Valley’s busiest highway and provide motorists a new, safer route to and from Castle Airport Development Center and the University of California, Merced. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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REDDING – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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IRVINE – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission today announced it has funded $487 million for 82 construction projects to improve transportation, safety, and mobility across California. ...

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SOLANO COUNTY – The newest and one of the largest truck inspection facilities in the state is set to open later this week along eastbound Interstate 80 near Fairfield in Solano County. ...

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BUTTE COUNTY – Caltrans and the Butte County Association of Governments today marked the completion of 2.5 miles of new passing lanes on State Route 70 south of Oroville that will ease congestion and improve safety. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee (TBPOC) announced today that the previously scheduled Labor Day opening of the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has been postponed. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Advance reservations are required for travel occurring Friday, July 19, through Sunday, July 21, on all Pacific Surfliner® trains throughout the entire route. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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SAN BERNADINO – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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REDDING – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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OAKLAND – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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STOCKTON – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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FRESNO – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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IRVINE – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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CENTRAL COAST – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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MARYSVILLE – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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BISHOP – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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EUREKA – Continuing the drive to rebuild the state’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1 billion in funding for 153 transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs while providing congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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STOCKTON – Caltrans has awarded nearly $250 million to improve public transit and air quality across California. One-hundred twenty-seven projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations, and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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MARYSVILLE – Caltrans has awarded nearly $250 million to improve public transit and air quality across California. One-hundred twenty-seven projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations, and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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FRESNO – Caltrans has awarded nearly $250 million to improve public transit and air quality across California. One-hundred twenty-seven projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations, and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Caltrans has awarded nearly $250 million to improve public transit and air quality across California. One-hundred twenty-seven projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations, and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – Caltrans has awarded nearly $250 million to improve public transit and air quality across California. One-hundred twenty-seven projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations, and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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MADERA – Caltrans and the Madera County Transportation Commission held a groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate the start of construction on a new interchange on State Route 99 that will help ease congestion for Madera County commuters. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Amtrak California passengers traveling with bicycles can reserve onboard bike rack space free of charge beginning June 1, 2013 when booking travel on Pacific Surfliner trains. ...

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SAN BERNADINO – The state’s vast transportation system received a major infusion of cash today, as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $878 million in funding to 114 projects that will support job growth, alleviate traffic delays, and repair aging roads and bridges. ...

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STOCKTON – The state’s vast transportation system received a major infusion of cash today, as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $878 million in funding to 114 projects that will support job growth, alleviate traffic delays, and repair aging roads and bridges. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – The state’s vast transportation system received a major infusion of cash today, as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $878 million in funding to 114 projects that will support job growth, alleviate traffic delays, and repair aging roads and bridges. ...

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FRESNO – The state’s vast transportation system received a major infusion of cash today, as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $878 million in funding to 114 projects that will support job growth, alleviate traffic delays, and repair aging roads and bridges. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The state’s vast transportation system received a major infusion of cash today, as the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $878 million in funding to 114 projects that will support job growth, alleviate traffic delays, and repair aging roads and bridges. ...

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EUREKA – Caltrans will direct $26 million in funding to make significant environmental improvements on more than 2,000 acres of lands it purchased for the Willits Bypass Project. ...

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IRVINE – Caltrans has awarded $301 million to improve public transit across California. ...

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IRVINE – Caltrans has awarded $301 million to improve public transit across California. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Caltrans has awarded $301 million to improve public transit across California. ...

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MARYSVILLE – Caltrans has awarded $301 million to improve public transit across California. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Eight days after two of its employees were killed by a rockslide while working to protect the traveling public, Caltrans honored its 180 employees who have lost their lives on the job at its 23rd Annual Workers Memorial today at the State Capitol. ...

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STANISLAUS COUNTY –Caltrans and Stanislaus County broke ground today on an expansive $51 million project that will ease traffic congestion and improve safety along State Route 99 (SR-99) in Modesto. ...

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MONTEREY COUNTY – Caltrans says a new interchange at the intersection of State Route 1 and Salinas Road between Moss Landing and Watsonville will improve safety for motorists and local businesses. ...

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SUTTER COUNTY – Caltrans and local officials broke ground today on a much-needed interchange at the junction of State Routes 99 and 113 south of Yuba City, marking another major step to relieve congestion and increase safety along the SR-99 between Yuba City and Sacramento. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans’ executive management team and maintenance workers are out on highways statewide picking up trash today and are asking all Californians for their help in the battle against litter. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and the California Attorney General’s office today announced that 43 year-old Eric Blaine Hodgson, the owner of Phenix Print & Image of Elk Grove, has been arrested on 22 counts of grand theft following a California Department of Justice investigation that began after Caltrans staff discovered fraudulent invoices for print advertisements that had never actually run in local newspapers as promised. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Acting Secretary of the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, Brian Kelly, today announced the membership of the California Freight Advisory Committee (Committee), which will help determine the state's plans for freight-related transportation investments in California. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today released a comprehensive report detailing its efforts to fight climate change by curbing greenhouse gas emissions and embracing new technology such as low-energy cement and efficient LED lighting. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Caltrans workers and the California Highway Patrol will be out in force today on highways throughout the state, installing “Move Over” signs intended to help save lives and increase safety for motorists, highway workers, CHP officers, and other law enforcement. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans workers and the California Highway Patrol will be out in force today on highways throughout the state, installing “Move Over” signs intended to help save lives and increase safety for motorists, highway workers, CHP officers, and other law enforcement. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans workers and the California Highway Patrol will be out in force today on highways throughout the state, installing “Move Over” signs intended to help save lives and increase safety for motorists, highway workers, CHP officers, and other law enforcement. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans workers and the California Highway Patrol will be out in force today on highways throughout the state, installing “Move Over” signs intended to help save lives and increase safety for motorists, highway workers, CHP officers, and other law enforcement. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The California State Personnel Board on Thursday sided with an Administrative Law Judge whose proposed decision upheld Caltrans' firing of former Caltrans supervisor Brian Liebich who had asked the panel to give him his job back. ...

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MONTEREY COUNTY – Caltrans and the Transportation Agency for Monterey County (TAMC) have begun construction on a project that will improve safety and reduce congestion on U.S. Highway 101 between Dunbarton Road in Monterey County and Cole Road in San Benito County. ...

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SONOMA COUNTY – Caltrans, the Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA), and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission today celebrated the start of construction on the next phase of the Marin-Sonoma Narrows Project (MSN) on U.S. Highway 101 in Petaluma. ...

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MONTARA – Caltrans, the Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA), and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission today celebrated the start of construction on the next phase of the Marin-Sonoma Narrows Project (MSN) on U.S. Highway 101 in Petaluma. ...

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MONTARA – Caltrans announces it will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 25 for the Devil’s Slide Tunnels on Highway 1, the state’s first new highway tunnels to open in nearly 50 years, in San Mateo County. ...

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STANISLAUS COUNTY – Caltrans and its partners, the Stanislaus Council of Governments, Stanislaus County, and the city of Modesto, broke ground today on a $44 million project that will help relieve traffic congestion on State Route 219, one of the main highways connecting Modesto, Oakdale, and Riverbank in the Central Valley. ...

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OAKLAND – 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. ...

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STOCKTON – 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. ...

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MARYSVILLE – 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. ...

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SAN DIEGO – 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. ...

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IRVINE – 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. ...

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FRESNO – 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. ...

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SAN BERNADINO – 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. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – 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. ...

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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. ...

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IRVINE – Caltrans put shovels in the ground today on a project that will bring much-needed improvements to a major interchange in San Juan Capistrano, while creating a new gateway to the historic downtown area. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans, which manages two of the nation’s busiest passenger rail lines, is asking its rapidly growing passenger base what they think about rail systems in the Golden State. ...

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FRESNO – Caltrans began work today on a $68 million highway widening project that will reduce congestion and improve the movement of agricultural goods on State Route 99 in Fresno and Madera counties ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans has upgraded its website to give California motorists access to planned lane closures on highways statewide so they can make more informed route decisions and reduce travel times. ...

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STOCKTON – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $64 million to 43 projects that will reduce traffic congestion and repair highways, local streets, and bridges. ...

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OAKLAND – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $64 million to 43 projects that will reduce traffic congestion and repair highways, local streets, and bridges. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $64 million to 43 projects that will reduce traffic congestion and repair highways, local streets, and bridges. ...

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FRESNO – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $64 million to 43 projects that will reduce traffic congestion and repair highways, local streets, and bridges. ...

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MARYSVILLE – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $64 million to 43 projects that will reduce traffic congestion and repair highways, local streets, and bridges. ...

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IRVINE – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $64 million to 43 projects that will reduce traffic congestion and repair highways, local streets, and bridges. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $64 million to 43 projects that will reduce traffic congestion and repair highways, local streets, and bridges. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans has begun a pilot program to accept contractor bids through an online electronic bidding (e-bid) system, which reduces project costs and expedites the bidding process. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans announced today that Karla Sutliff has been appointed as California’s Chief Engineer - the first woman to be appointed to the position. ...

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MERCED COUNTY – Caltrans and its partners began work today on a new project to make travel between Merced and Madera counties faster and less stressful. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today filed a lawsuit under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) challenging Madera County’s approval of the Tesoro Viejo Specific Plan and its certification of the development’s revised Environmental Impact Report. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $306 million to 44 projects that will help ease traffic congestion, improve safety, and support economic growth. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $306 million to 44 projects that will help ease traffic congestion, improve safety, and support economic growth. ...

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Fresno – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $306 million to 44 projects that will help ease traffic congestion, improve safety, and support economic growth. ...

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Orange – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $306 million to 44 projects that will help ease traffic congestion, improve safety, and support economic growth. ...

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Stockton – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $306 million to 44 projects that will help ease traffic congestion, improve safety, and support economic growth. ...

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Marysville – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $306 million to 44 projects that will help ease traffic congestion, improve safety, and support economic growth. ...

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY – Caltrans announced today completion of the State Route 4 Trapper Slough/Tracy Boulevard Project. ...

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY – Caltrans, the city of Stockton and the San Joaquin Council of Governments broke ground today on a $52 million Interstate 5 project that will make it easier for motorists to get around South Stockton. ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans announced today that it is awarding nearly $18 million to 105 public transit projects across California under the Job Access & Reverse Commute and New Freedom programs. ...

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Sacramento – Rail passengers now have extra space to securely store bikes that previously spilled into aisle-ways, as Caltrans nearly doubles the bicycle capacity on Capitol Corridor and San Joaquin trains. ...

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San Mateo County – Who knew freeways and streets could be smart? The people who started work today on the San Mateo Smart Corridor Project, that’s who. ...

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Headquarters – Caltrans, in partnership with Amtrak and Operation Lifesaver, today announced an interactive educational application on Facebook. “The Mysterious Adventure” encourages high school students to “Be Track Smart” near railroad tracks. ...

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BRAWLEY – The Brawley Bypass Project in Imperial County is expected to open to motorists Tuesday. The new bypass will relieve area traffic congestion and improve the flow of international goods between California and Mexico by providing an alternate route for commercial trucks and motorists around Brawley. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $287 million to 23 projects that will provide better roads, transit, and bridges while at the same time strengthening California’s economy. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $287 million to 23 projects that will provide better roads, transit, and bridges while at the same time strengthening California’s economy. ...

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Los Angeles – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $287 million to 23 projects that will provide better roads, transit, and bridges while at the same time strengthening California’s economy. ...

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Alameda/Contra Costa counties – Work began this morning on an $80 million technology-laden project to make life easier on one of the Bay Area’s busiest commuter corridors, Interstate 80. ...

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Santa Barbara – Caltrans held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the U.S. Highway 101/Union Valley Parkway Interchange project located south of Santa Maria. ...

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Sacramento –A state Appellate Court has agreed with Caltrans that Los Angeles-area building owners cannot restore a highrise-sized advertisement along the Santa Monica Freeway, nor can they seek damages from the state for being forced to take the so-called wallscape down. ...

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Los Angeles – Caltrans, Amtrak, Metrolink and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority today celebrated the opening of three new Los Angeles Union Station tracks and a platform to serve Amtrak and Metrolink passengers. ...

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Contra Costa – Caltrans, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) announced today that work has begun on the next phase of the State Route 4 (SR-4) Widening Project and BART’s new rail service to eastern Contra Costa County. ...

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IRVINE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $236 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economy. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $236 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economy. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $236 million in new funding to 32 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economy. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) on behalf of the departments of transportation from Illinois, Michigan, and Missouri issued a Notice of Intent to Award today to Sumitomo Corporation of America to design, build, and deliver 130 bi-level passenger railcars for use in regional intercity rail corridors in California and the Midwest. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans’ Complete Streets policy has been recognized as one of the nation’s leading examples of safe, smart transportation policy according to a new nationwide analysis conducted by the National Complete Streets Coalition (NCSC). ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) remind motorists during “Watch Out for Wildlife (WOW) Awareness Week” (September 16-22) to remain alert while driving to improve safety for travelers and wildlife alike. ...

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PASO ROBLES – Caltrans held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the third phase of the $45 million Highway 46 widening project, which will widen five miles of the highway from one to two lanes in each direction. Proposition 1B, the transportation bond approved by voters in 2006, is fully-funding this project. ...

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IRVINE – On September 6, Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty announced the appointment of Ryan Chamberlain as the District 12 Director, overseeing all department functions within Orange County. ...

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Rohnert Park – Caltrans and the Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA) today celebrated the addition of carpool lanes on the U.S. Route 101 Wilfred interchange project in Rohnert Park and the U.S. Route 101 Central project in Petaluma and Cotati. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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EUREKA – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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REDDING – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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IRVINE – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $745 million in new funding to 118 transportation projects that will provide congestion relief for motorists statewide and bolster the state’s economy. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and construction industry contractors today are calling on all Californians for their help in the ongoing effort to make highway work zones safer for workers by moving over one lane, if it’s safe to do so, or slowing down when passing a maintenance or construction crew or emergency personnel stopped on the side of the freeway. ...

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SAN BRUNO – On August 7, 1912, Chairman Burton Towne of the California Highway Commission dug a shovel into the dirt and broke ground for El Camino Real (State Highway 82), the first project in the California highway system. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today announced it has launched Caltrans QuickMap, an online service that provides California motorists with real-time traffic and travel information that will allow them to make better decisions about how to reach their destination more rapidly. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Caltrans joined elected representatives and local transportation officials today to celebrate the completion of the last major segment of a new six-lane freeway on State Route 905, connecting the Otay Mesa Port of Entry to Interstate 805. ...

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MERCED COUNTY – Caltrans and its partners, the Merced County Association of Governments and the city and county of Merced, broke ground today on the $128 million Highway 99 Arboleda Drive Project. ...

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BISHOP – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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STOCKTON – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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FRESNO – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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CENTRAL COAST – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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REDDING – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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IRVINE – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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INLAND EMPIRE – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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EUREKA – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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EUREKA – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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EUREKA – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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OAKLAND – Caltrans today awarded $48.5 million of state Safe Routes to School Program funds for 139 projects to increase safety and help reduce injuries and fatalities among children in grades K-12 who walk and bicycle to school. ...

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REDDING – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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FRESNO – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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MARYSVILLE – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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EUREKA – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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IRVINE – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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INLAND EMPIRE – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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OAKLAND – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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STOCKTON – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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BISHOP – Continuing the drive to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission has allocated nearly $1 billion to 135 transportation projects statewide. ...

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BISHOP – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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OAKLAND – Caltrans is following up today on its call for the Sacramento Bee to retract a false story on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge by announcing a webinar to educate the public about the engineering, construction and safety of the Bay Bridge. ...

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SACRAMENTO – In an effort to raise public awareness about the safety and integrity of the new east span of the Bay Bridge, Caltrans director Malcolm Dougherty called on the Sacramento Bee to retract a recent story that made false claims about the bridge. ...

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REDDING – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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MARYSVILLE – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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OAKLAND – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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EUREKA – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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SAN BERNADINO – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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IRVINE – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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FRESNO – Caltrans has awarded approximately $350 million in grants to improve public transit across California. An estimated 80 projects will upgrade transit service, purchase eco-friendly buses, modernize transit stations and create jobs throughout the state. ...

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IRVINE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state's economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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BISHOP – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state's economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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INLAND EMPIRE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state's economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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REDDING – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state's economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state's economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $1.7 billion in funding for transportation projects that will strengthen the state’s economy by sustaining and creating jobs and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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MONTEBELLO –Caltrans today announced it expects to open the new Paramount Boulevard Bridge on the Pomona Freeway (State Route 60) by May 21, almost a month ahead of schedule. ...

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SACRAMENTO –At its 22nd Annual Workers Memorial today at the State Capitol, Caltrans honored its 178 employees who lost their lives on the job, including three San Diego-area workers who were killed in separate incidents last year. ...

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PICO RIVERA –Caltrans, BNSF Railway, and Amtrak today announced the groundbreaking of a $38 million rail project that will add 3.8 additional miles of track to the Los Angeles area, increasing efficiency and rail capacity. ...

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Carpinteria –Caltrans, the Ventura County Transportation Commission, and the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments held a groundbreaking ceremony today for a $102 million project that will add 12 miles of new carpool lanes on the Ventura Freeway (Highway 101) – the first ever in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. ...

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IRVINE –Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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FRESNO –Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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Oakland –Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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EUREKA –Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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SAN DIEGO –Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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Bishop –Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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Los Angeles –Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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San Luis Obispo –Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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Marysville –Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated more than $900 million to 61 transportation projects statewide. ...

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OAKLAND – Caltrans, the Solano Transportation Authority (STA), and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) today broke ground on the Interstate 80 Eastbound Cordelia Truck Scales Relocation Project in Fairfield. ...

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OAKLAND – Caltrans, the Solano Transportation Authority (STA) and the Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency (NCTPA) broke ground today on the much-anticipated Highway 12 Jameson Canyon Road Widening Project. ...

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SACRAMENTO – In 2010, traffic fatalities in California declined to their lowest level since 1944, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. ...

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BISHOP – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $271 million in new funding to 73 projects that will improve the state's highways and rail systems and enhance the state's economic recovery. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $271 million in new funding to 73 projects that will improve the state's highways and rail systems and enhance the state's economic recovery. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $271 million in new funding to 73 projects that will improve the state's highways and rail systems and enhance the state's economic recovery. ...

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Los Angeles – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $271 million in new funding to 73 projects that will improve the state’s highways and rail systems and enhance the state’s economic recovery. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $271 million in new funding to 73 projects that will improve the state’s highways and rail systems and enhance the state’s economic recovery. ...

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DIST 3 – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $271 million in new funding to 73 projects that will improve the state’s highways and rail systems and enhance the state’s economic recovery. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $271 million in new funding to 73 projects that will improve the state’s highways and rail systems and enhance the state’s economic recovery. ...

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EUREKA – The California Transportation Commission today allocated $271 million in new funding to 73 projects that will improve the state’s highways and rail systems and enhance the state’s economic recovery. ...

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OAKLAND – The Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee (TBPOC) today released findings by the independent Seismic Safety Peer Review Panel confirming the integrity and seismic safety of the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. ...

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SANTA FE SPRINGS – Caltrans and regional transportation agencies today announced that construction will begin on a $110 million project on the Santa Ana Freeway (Interstate 5) that will significantly improve congestion and enhance safety on the heavily traveled corridor. ...

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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY – Caltrans and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) announced today that work has begun on the next phase of the State Route 4 Widening Project in Contra Costa County. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), along with other state agencies, is conducting a survey of California residents' travel behavior. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans has launched a website for emergency response pilots to help them find 150 heliport-equipped hospitals across California during medical emergencies. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $253 million in new funding to 30 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economic recovery. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $253 million in new funding to 30 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economic recovery. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $253 million in new funding to 30 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economic recovery. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $253 million in new funding to 30 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economic recovery. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $253 million in new funding to 30 projects that will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economic recovery. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Today, Caltrans and the San Diego Association of Governments announced the completion of a $20 million State Route 905/Interstate 805 Connector Project ...

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SAN BERNADINO – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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STOCKTON – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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REDDING – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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EUREKA – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans has awarded nearly $203 million in grants to improve public transit across California. ...

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SAN BERNADINO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $347 million in new funding to 47 projects that will bolster the state’s economy and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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STOCKTON – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $347 million in new funding to 47 projects that will bolster the state’s economy and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $347 million in new funding to 47 projects that will bolster the state’s economy and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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MARYSVILLE – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $347 million in new funding to 47 projects that will bolster the state’s economy and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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LOS ANGELES – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $347 million in new funding to 47 projects that will bolster the state’s economy and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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EUREKA – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $347 million in new funding to 47 projects that will bolster the state’s economy and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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FRESNO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $347 million in new funding to 47 projects that will bolster the state’s economy and provide congestion relief for motorists statewide. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the opening of the final phase of the Interstate 15 (I-15) Express Lanes Project. ...

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EUREKA – Caltrans today announced it has completed replacement work on the Russian River Bridge on State Route 222 (also known as Talmage Road) near Ukiah. ...

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BUTTE COUNTY – Caltrans today announced it has completed repaving of a 4.5-mile stretch of State Highway 99 near Biggs in Butte County. ...

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IRVINE – Caltrans and Metrolink have jointly developed a pilot project to show commuters that trains are a viable alternative to freeway traffic. ...

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EUREKA – District 02 - $401 Million in new Transportation Funding to Revitalize California's Economy and Purchase Passenger Rail Cars. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – District 02 - $401 Million in new Transportation Funding to Revitalize California's Economy and Purchase Passenger Rail Cars. ...

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Redding – District 02 - $401 Million in new Transportation Funding to Revitalize California's Economy and Purchase Passenger Rail Cars. ...

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Oakland – District 04 - $401 Million in new Transportation Funding to Revitalize California's Economy and Purchase Passenger Rail Cars. ...

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Stockton – District 10 - $401 Million in new Transportation Funding to Revitalize California's Economy and Purchase Passenger Rail Cars. ...

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San Bernardino/Riverside – District 8 - $401 Million in new Transportation Funding to Revitalize California's Economy and Purchase Passenger Rail Cars. ...

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San Diego – District 11 - $401 Million in new Transportation Funding to Revitalize California's Economy and Purchase Passenger Rail Cars. ...

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MARYSVILLE – District 3 - $401 Million in new Transportation Funding to Revitalize California's Economy and Purchase Passenger Rail Cars. ...

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EUREKA – Caltrans today announced it has completed a new traffic roundabout south of Fort Bragg that will help reduce the severity of potential collisions, lower vehicle emissions by lessening idle times and help ease traffic congestion. ...

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RANCHO CORDOVA – Today, just in time for the busy holiday travel season, Caltrans cut the ribbon for a new bus/carpool lane that will ease traffic congestion, reduce air pollution, and lessen the travel time for an estimated 170,000 drivers daily on Highway 50 between Rancho Cordova and Sacramento. ...

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COTATI – Caltrans and the Sonoma County Transportation Authority announced today they will open the new High-Occupancy Vehicle Lanes, commonly known as "Car-Pool Lanes," on U.S. Route 101 in Cotati, Sonoma County, are open. ...

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OAKLAND – Today, Caltrans announced it has reached a milestone with the breakthrough of the top portion of the Caldecott Tunnel's fourth bore – joining the tunnel's eastern and western sides and bringing the region one step closer to traffic congestion relief. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today released hundreds of official records—including test results, correspondence and certified engineering reports—related to its response to an employee caught falsifying data during a construction project in September 2008. ...

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Burbank – Dario Frommer, Chair of the California Transportation Commission, today issued the following statement on the release of the California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan: ...

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El Dorado County – Caltrans announced today that a new Roadway Weather Information Station (RWIS) has been installed west of South Lake Tahoe, officially marking the completion of a project to improve U.S. Highway 50 over the Echo Summit. ...

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Eureka – Following last week's announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state's economic recovery. ...

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San Bernardino – Following last week's announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state's economic recovery. ...

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San Diego – Following last week's announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state's economic recovery. ...

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Marysville – Following last week's announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state's economic recovery. ...

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Oakland – Following last week's announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state's economic recovery. ...

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Oakland – Following last week’s announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state’s economic recovery. ...

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Fresno – Following last week’s announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state’s economic recovery. ...

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SAN LUIS OBISPO – Following last week’s announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state’s economic recovery. ...

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IRVINE – Following last week’s announcement of the general obligation bond sales, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $784 million in new funding for 61 projects that will help create thousands of jobs bolstering the state’s economic recovery. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans’ intercity passenger rail program is the first in the nation to start converting its fleet of locomotives to emission-control standards that exceed current U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements. ...

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OAKLAND – Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. ...

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STOCKTON – Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. ...

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SAN DIEGO – Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. ...

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FRESNO – Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. ...

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MARYSVILLE – Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. ...

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IRVINE – Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. ...

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FRESNO – Caltrans has begun construction on the $33 million Madera 99 Freeway Rehabilitation Project in Madera County. ...

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FRESNO – Caltrans today announced it has completed a new six-mile segment of the Kings Canyon Expressway (Highway 180) in Fresno County that will significantly reduce traffic congestion for motorists traveling between Fresno and Sanger. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Concerned about a spike in highway worker deaths, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has partnered with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to provide enhanced speed and DUI enforcement in highway construction and maintenance zones across California. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will observe the third week in September as "Watch Out for Wildlife (WOW) Awareness Week," which strives to reduce the number of wildlife-related injuries and vehicle passenger fatalities on the state's highways. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $83 million in new funding to 21 projects, an investment that will keep Californians working and help improve the states highways and bridges. ...

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SAN DIEGO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $83 million in new funding to 21 projects, an investment that will keep Californians working and help improve the states highways and bridges. ...

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SAN BERNADINO – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $83 million in new funding to 21 projects, an investment that will keep Californians working and help improve the states highways and bridges. ...

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OAKLAND – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $83 million in new funding to 21 projects, an investment that will keep Californians working and help improve the states highways and bridges. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and its partners today announced that hundreds of Caltrans employees have joined together with individuals affected by rail crossing incidents to decorate two locomotives in honor of California's Rail Safety Month. ...

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STOCKTON – Caltrans today announced major improvements will be made to Stockton's highways, including construction of the city's first carpool lanes and installation of reinforced concrete on all six lanes of I-5 to give motorists a smoother, safer ride to last for decades. ...

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CHICO – The project will add a new, mile-long auxiliary lane in each direction, widen on and off-ramps, construct sound walls to reduce highway noise, and widen Highway 99 from East First Avenue to Highway 32. ...

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SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) today announced that Malcolm Dougherty, Acting Caltrans Director, has sent a letter urging Congress to swiftly pass legislation that will reauthorize transportation funding and protect $23 billion in active state and local transportation projects. ...

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SACRAMENTO – Caltrans today announced that the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded three grants totaling $55 million to reduce congestion and increase safety on the Pacific Surfliner intercity rail corridor between Los Angeles and San Diego. ...

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REDDING – Caltrans today announced it has completed a $16.5 million project that added new lanes for trucks and other slow-moving vehicles on Interstate 5 between Cottonwood and Anderson in Shasta County. ...

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LOS ANGELES – Caltrans today began repaving 28 miles (14 miles in each direction) of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) in north Los Angeles County to provide motorists a safer, smoother ride for their daily commute. ...

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Bishop – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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Oakland – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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San Diego – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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Stockton – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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Central Coast – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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Marysville – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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Fresno – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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Los Angeles – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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Eureka – Continuing the push to rebuild California’s infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $2.2 billion in new funding to 146 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide. ...

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Sacramento – Today, Caltrans announced that it has received nearly $25 million from the Federal Railroad Administration to install global positioning system-based (GPS) train control equipment on its Pacific Surfliner intercity rail line to improve worker safety and help prevent train collisions and derailments. ...

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Menlo Park – Caltrans, the San Mateo County Transportation Authority (SMCTA), and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today broke ground for the next auxiliary lane to be built on Highway 101 in San Mateo County ...

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Novato – Caltrans broke ground today on the first phase of the Marin-Sonoma Narrows Project on Highway 101. ...

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Sacramento – Today, 700 Caltrans electronic highway signs throughout California lit up with a new Move Over message to kickoff a statewide campaign to increase safety for motorists, highway workers and law enforcement. ...

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Fresno – Caltrans today announced that it has awarded its first design-build project, the State Highway 99 Chowchilla Rehabilitation Project, to Granite Construction Company. ...

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Baldwin Park – Caltrans announced today that it has completed the reconstruction of the Baldwin Park Boulevard Bridge in order to accommodate new carpool lanes that are being built on the San Bernardino Freeway (Interstate 10). ...

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Stockton – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $825 million in new funding to 92 highway, transit, and rail projects that will strengthen California’s economy and upgrade the state’s vast transportation system. ...

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Oakland – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $825 million in new funding to 92 highway, transit, and rail projects that will strengthen California’s economy and upgrade the state’s vast transportation system. ...

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Los Angeles – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $825 million in new funding to 92 highway, transit, and rail projects that will strengthen California’s economy and upgrade the state’s vast transportation system. ...

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Marysville – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $825 million in new funding to 92 highway, transit, and rail projects that will strengthen California’s economy and upgrade the state’s vast transportation system. ...

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Eureka – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $825 million in new funding to 92 highway, transit, and rail projects that will strengthen California’s economy and upgrade the state’s vast transportation system. ...

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Fresno – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $825 million in new funding to 92 highway, transit, and rail projects that will strengthen California’s economy and upgrade the state’s vast transportation system. ...

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Irvine – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $825 million in new funding to 92 highway, transit, and rail projects that will strengthen California’s economy and upgrade the state’s vast transportation system. ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans and local and regional transportation agencies today announced construction will begin in July on a $380 million project that will significantly improve the flow of traffic through the busy Carmenita Road interchange and also reduce congestion on the Golden Gate Freeway (Interstate 5). ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans announced that Richard Gonzalez, a 52-year-old Caltrans maintenance worker, died shortly before 9 a.m. today after being struck by a vehicle while he was picking up litter along the northbound Interstate 15 connector ramp to eastbound State Route 94 in San Diego. ...

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Sacramento – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) today announced that technology developed by Caltrans and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to immediately prioritize bridge inspections after an earthquake ...

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Monterey County – Caltrans and the Transportation Agency for Monterey County announced today that construction has begun on the U. S. Highway 101 Prunedale Improvement Project (PIP), the largest transportation project in Monterey County since the early 1960s. ...

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Sacramento – California motorists left the highways in record numbers over the past 12 months to ride two of California's highly successful intercity passenger rail corridors, Caltrans announced today. ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans broke ground today on a $29 million project that will improve safety along a busy section of State Highway 49 near Grass Valley. ...

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Sacramento – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $58 million in new funding to 56 highway, transit, and rail projects statewide to support jobs and upgrade the state’s vital transportation system. ...

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Sacramento – At its 21st annual Workers Memorial today at the State Capitol, Caltrans honored its 175 employees who were killed on the job, including Gary Smith, a maintenance worker killed last year by a suspected drunk driver on Highway 99 north of Chico. ...

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Sacramento – The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) $100 million to purchase new equipment on Amtrak California trains that service the San Joaquin and Pacific Surfliner rail corridors. ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans Director Cindy McKim joined construction industry professionals for the 2011 Caltrans "Excellence in Partnering" awards, which recognizes contractors who put into action what they learned from the Caltrans' Partnering Program to deliver successful highway projects throughout California. ...

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San Diego – Caltrans joined elected representatives and local transportation officials today to celebrate the completion of the first American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) project to be completed in the San Diego region. ...

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Sacramento – In a victory for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), a U.S. District Court judge affirmed that Caltrans’ Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) Program was “clearly constitutional” in a recent ruling. ...

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San Diego – Caltrans and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today celebrated the start of construction on the next construction phase of the $611 million State Route 905 Project in Otay Mesa. ...

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San Mateo County – Caltrans today announced the completion of a project on Interstate 280 in San Mateo County that will provide real-time traffic and weather information that motorists can use to avoid congestion and inclement weather. ...

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Fresno/Tulare – Caltrans and the Tulare County Association of Governments today celebrated the start of construction on a project that will widen State Highway 99 between Goshen and Kingsburg, ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans announced today that it has awarded $78 million to 130 public transit and air quality projects across California. ...

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San Diego – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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Irvine – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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Stockton – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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Los Angeles – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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Fresno – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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CENTRAL COAST – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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Oakland – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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Sacramento – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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Redding – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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Eureka – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $101 million in funding to 90 projects to improve transportation statewide. ...

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El Dorado County – Caltrans today announced it will temporarily close U.S. Highway 50 at Echo Summit for up to two weeks between mid-to-late April and early May. ...

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San Diego – Caltrans today announced construction has begun on the $90 million Interstate 805/Carroll Canyon Road Extension Project, which will help reduce congestion, provide easier access to the I-805/5 interchange and complete a 10-mile carpool lane. ...

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Los Angeles – Caltrans today broke ground on a project to construct new bus/carpool lanes on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between the Hollywood Freeway (SR-170) and the Buena Vista Street interchange in Burbank. ...

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Santa Barbara – Caltrans today announced that work has been completed on a $2.5 million pavement improvement project on State Route 154, providing motorists a smoother, safer ride. ...

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Santa Barbara – Caltrans today announced the completion of a $1.9 million pavement protection project on State Highway 1 near Lompoc. ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans has announced that applications are being accepted for $25 million in federal transit grant funds aimed at providing transportation services to persons with special needs. ...

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Monterey County – Caltrans announced today the completion of a $5 million project that will improve safety for the traveling public along 37 miles of U.S. Highway 101 in Monterey County. ...

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Irvine – Caltrans today announced it has completed a project that repaved 12 miles of State Route 73 in Orange County. The $7.2 million project was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). ...

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San Luis Obispo County – Caltrans has announced that the new Shandon Roadside Rest Area on State Highway 46 will open at 5 pm on Tuesday, February 8 after being closed for one year for a complete renovation. ...

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Santa Clara County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), and the city of San Jose today celebrated the beginning of a project that will help relieve chronic traffic jams on U.S. Highway 101 by replacing the Tully Road overcrossing in San Jose. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Stockton – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Sacramento – Continuing the push to rebuild California's infrastructure and spur job growth, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $1 billion to 107 transportation projects statewide, including $838 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. ...

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Redding – Caltrans today announced the completion of Phase I of a project that will improve safety on State Highway 99 in Los Molinos. ...

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San Francisco – Today, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (Authority) are one step closer to delivering the second phase of the Presidio Parkway project as they awarded the public-private partnership agreement to the selected bidder, Golden Link Partners. ...

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San Bernadino – Caltrans has finished major construction on a $3 million bridge project on State Route 18 in San Bernardino County. ...

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Sacramento – Holiday parties are a fun, enjoyable part of the season for many - but they also can bring increased danger and tragedy to the roadways. ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans announced today the completion of a $2.6 million project that repaved a three-mile section of U.S. Highway 101 in Brisbane. The project was entirely funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans today announced the completion of a $65 million project that will relieve congestion and ease a chronic traffic bottleneck along State Route 91, a major transportation artery connecting Orange County with the Inland Empire. ...

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Sacramento – The California Department of Transportation recently recreated, redesigned and re-launched its AmtrakCalifornia.com Web site ...

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Alameda County – Caltrans and the Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC) today celebrated the completion of the second phase of a $49 million project that constructed a new carpool lane on eastbound Interstate 580 between Hacienda Drive and Portola Road. ...

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Butte County – Caltrans joined elected representatives and local transportation officials today to spotlight San Diego’s newest stretch of freeway on State Route 905. The project, scheduled to open to traffic next week, built three miles of a new six-lane freeway from Siempre Viva Road to Britannia Boulevard. ...

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Butte County – A Caltrans maintenance employee was killed last night on Highway 99 north of Chico. ...

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El Dorado County – Caltrans today announced the completion – 100 days ahead of schedule - of a $5.4 million highway safety improvement project on State Route 49 in El Dorado County. The project was financed entirely by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. ...

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Paso Robles – PASO ROBLES – Caltrans today announced that Papich Construction of Pismo Beach has been awarded a $54.1 million contract to widen a five-mile section of Highway 46 East from Geneseo Road to Almond Drive. ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans announced today the completion of a $7.1 million project that will decrease highway closures and roadway damage. ...

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Sacramento – The Federal Railroad Administration has awarded the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) $171 million to improve service on its highly successful intercity passenger rail service. ...

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Sacramento – Today, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) allocated $141 million to 39 projects statewide to improve the state’s highways and bolster the economy. ...

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Oakland – Caltrans today announced the completion of the first Recovery Act transportation project to break ground in California. ...

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Sacramento – New information compiled by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) confirms that close to 90 percent of California's transportation projects ...

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Riverside County – Today, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Riverside County, Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG), Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), and the cities of Palm Springs and Desert Hot Springs celebrated the start of construction on the Indian Canyon Drive Interchange Improvement Project on Interstate 10 ...

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Sutter County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and Sutter County today opened the newly-completed Tudor Bypass ...

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Sacramento – Today, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) awarded $24 million for 85 Safe Routes to School projects to improve safety for children ...

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Redding – Caltrans announced today the completion of a $7.7 million curve realignment project – four months ahead of schedule - that will improve safety on State Route 44 in Shasta County. ...

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Redding – Caltrans today announced that the Dana to Downtown Project has been completed - nine months ahead of its original timetable. ...

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Los Angeles – Caltrans today broke ground on a $140.2 million project on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) that will ease traffic congestion and improve air quality in the San Fernando Valley. ...

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Sacramento – Due to the lack of a new state budget, $932 million in transportation funding was delayed or deferred today, according to the California Department of Transportation. Last month, $3 billion in transportation projects were impacted statewide, bringing the total to $3.9 billion in the past two months. ...

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Fremont – Caltrans, the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency (ACCMA), and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced today that on September 20 the Bay Area’s first express lane will open, allowing solo drivers to use a 14-mile stretch of southbound Interstate 680 between Pleasanton and Milpitas, if they pay a toll electronically. ...

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District 2 - Redding – Trinity County – Caltrans today announced it has completed a $560,000 project that will improve safety for motorists and pedestrians on State Route 299 in downtown Weaverville. ...

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District 9 - Bishop – Caltrans today announced the completion of a $1.9 million project that resurfaced sections of State Route 127 (SR-127) in San Bernardino County and State Route 178 (SR-178) in Inyo County. ...

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S.F. Bay Area – California Recovery Task Force Director Rick Rice and Caltrans Director Cindy McKim today issued the following statements on a newly released video that provides solid examples of jobs created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Recovery Act). ...

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Eureka – Caltrans today celebrated the opening of the new Roger M. Rodoni Memorial Interchange at the junction of State Route 36 and U.S. Route 101 in Alton. ...

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Bishop – Caltrans today announced the completion of the $60.6 million Manzanar/Independence project, which constructed 11 miles of new lanes on U.S. Route 395 in Inyo County. ...

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Modoc County – Caltrans today announced the completion of $2.1 million project that used recycled tires to resurface nearly 23 miles of U.S. Route 395 from Alturas to the Lassen/Modoc county line – keeping those tires out of California landfills. ...

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Stanislaus County – Caltrans today announced the completion of construction on a $2.6 million pavement resurfacing project on State Route 33 (SR-33) in Stanislaus County. The project was primarily financed ($1.8 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). This project began sooner than expected thanks to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s efforts to expedite Recovery Act funding. ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans today released a White Paper that highlights the negative economic impacts the budget delay is having on transportation projects statewide

The effects of the delayed budget are being felt as the California Transportation Commission meets today and tomorrow. Funding for transportation projects worth over $2.1 billion that are contingent on the approval of the state budget may either be ...

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Oakland – Caltrans today announced that work has started on the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel on State Route 24 in the Oakland Hills. The four-year, $394 million project will relieve traffic congestion for more than 150,000 commuters daily and is partially financed ($197.5 million) by President Obama´s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). This project is beginning sooner than expected thanks to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s efforts to expedite Recovery Act funding ...

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Eureka – Caltrans today announced that Granite Construction of Watsonville, California was awarded a $10.4 million construction contract to install sections of new pavement along a 12-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 101 in Mendocino County. The contract is entirely financed by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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San Francisco – Caltrans today announced construction has begun on the Presidio Parkway Project’s second major contract - a $116 million effort to build the Battery Tunnel and a temporary bypass. This contract is partially funded by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), along with $33 million in local funding. This project is starting sooner than expected thanks to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s efforts to expedite Recovery Act funding.  ...

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Santa Barbara County – Caltrans today announced that work has begun on a $1.9 million project that will keep the pavement on State Route 1 near Lompoc in good condition for an additional five years. The project is partially financed ($1.6 million) by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Los Angeles – Caltrans today announced it has awarded Security Paving of Sun Valley, California a contract to construct new bus/carpool lanes on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between the Hollywood Freeway (SR-170) and the Buena Vista Street interchange in Burbank. The $129 million project is financed in part ($41 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Monterey County – Caltrans today announced the completion of a $1.3 million safety project that installed about 20 miles of new safety guardrail to help reduce injuries from traffic incidents on State Route 1 (SR-1) between Monterey and Castroville. The project was entirely financed by President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY - Caltrans announced today that work has begun on a $2.5 million pavement improvement project that will result in a smoother, safer ride for motorists on State Route 154.  The project is financed primarily ($1.5 million) by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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BURBANK TO GLENDALE – Caltrans today announced the completion of a $1.3 million project that resurfaced 32 on-ramps and off-ramps along the Ventura Freeway (SR- 134) between Bob Hope Drive and the Glendale Freeway (SR-2). The project is financed primarily ($1.1 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Sacramento – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated $897 million to 170 transportation projects statewide, including $157 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006, and $49 million from President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). The remaining $691 million in allocations came from assorted transportation accounts funded by state and federal dollars.  ...

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Sacramento – Using $1.4 million from President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), three brand new buses were put in service today by Greyhound Lines, Incorporated. The buses replace older buses that were less fuel efficient and environmentally friendly.  ...

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Stanislaus County – Caltrans today announced the start of construction on a $2.6 million pavement resurfacing project on State Route 33 (SR-33) in Stanislaus County.  The project is primarily financed ($1.8 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  This project began sooner than expected thanks to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s efforts to expedite Recovery Act funding.  ...

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District 12 - Orange County – Caltrans and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) broke ground today on the $323 million West County Connector Project, which will bring congestion relief where three major freeways (Interstate 405, Interstate 605, and State Route 22) converge. The project is partially funded ($49.5 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). The remaining funding comes from Proposition 1B ($186 million), the 2006 voter-approved transportation bond championed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, and by the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality program ($87 million). ...

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Redding – Caltrans today announced that construction has begun on a $28.6 million project to build a new Spanish Creek Bridge on State Route 70, improving a vital transportation link in Plumas County. The project is financed primarily ($28.2 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and is the 11,000th transportation project to be obligated stimulus funding nationwide.  ...

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Eureka – Caltrans announced today that work has begun on an $8.3 million project to replace the Russian River Bridge on State Route 222 (SR-222) in Mendocino County. The new bridge will increase safety by providing two 12-foot traffic lanes with wider shoulders. The project is primarily financed ($7.9 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Oakland – Caltrans today announced that work has begun on three ramp metering and ramp widening projects that will help ease traffic congestion on Interstate 280 (I-280) in San Jose and Daly City. The projects, totaling $10.7 million, are financed entirely by President Obama’s Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Fresno – Caltrans today announced the completion of the $13.5 million State Route 145 (SR-145) Cottonwood Creek Overlay Project, financed partially ($8.9 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). This stimulus project and many others around the state are being completed sooner than expected thanks to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s efforts to expedite Recovery Act funding.  ...

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Redding – Caltrans today announced construction will begin Monday, June 7, 2010, on a $560,000 project on State Route 299 in downtown Weaverville. The project, awarded to Mercer Fraser Company, Eureka, CA, is funded primarily with $305,000 from President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). This project was awarded sooner than expected thanks to the governor's efforts to expedite transportation funding.  ...

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Redding – Caltrans today announced that construction will begin Tuesday, June 1, 2010, on a $24.7 million project that will build new truck climbing lanes on Interstate 5 in Shasta County. The project is funded primarily ($22.9 million) by Proposition 1B, the $19.9 billion-dollar transportation bond championed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and approved by voters in 2006.  ...

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Stanislaus County – Caltrans today announced the completion of the $49.5 million State Route 219 Kiernan Avenue Widening Project (Phase I) that will increase capacity and reduce congestion in Modesto. Proposition 1B, a $19.9 billion transportation bond championed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and approved by voters in 2006, provided $14.7 million of the project's funding.  ...

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Los Angeles – Caltrans today announced that work has begun on a freeway pavement project that will result in a smoother ride for commuters on the Golden State Freeway (I-5) between Sylmar and Pacoima. The $10 million project is financed entirely by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans today announced that work has begun on a $3.3 million project to install new electronic message signs and closed circuit television cameras (CCTV) on four Northern California highways. The project was financed entirely by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). This project is starting sooner than expected thanks to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s efforts to expedite Recover Act funding.  ...

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Sacramento – The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated $668 million to 79 transportation projects statewide. The funding includes $152 million for nine projects from Proposition 1B, a $19.9 billion transportation bond championed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and approved by voters in 2006. The remaining  $516 million in allocations came from assorted state and federal transportation accounts, including $2.9 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  ...

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San Luis Obispo County – Caltrans today announced that work has begun on a $41.2 million project that will resurface 11 miles of U.S. Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo County. This project is financed primarily ($37.2 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Sacramento – Caltrans today announced it has awarded $63.3 million to fund 111 public transit and air quality projects across California to upgrade transit service and purchase eco-friendly buses. All of the funding comes from Proposition 1B, the 2006 transportation bond, which includes $3.6 billion to improve public transit in California.  ...

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San Joaquin County – Caltrans today announced that construction has begun on a $13.2 million safety improvement project on State Route 4. The project is financed partially ($9.7 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). ...

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Williams – Caltrans today announced that construction has begun on a $7.1 million project that will decrease highway closures and roadway damage resulting from slides along State Route 20 in Colusa County. The project was financed entirely by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Butte County - Caltrans today announced that construction has begun on a $9 million project that will resurface nearly five miles of State Route 99 near Gridley. The project was financed entirely by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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San Bernardino County - Caltrans today announced it has completed a $1.18 million pavement resurfacing project along State Route 18 (SR-18) in the San Bernardino Mountains. The project was financed entirely by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act).  ...

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Redding – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) District 2 announced that construction has started on a $7.7 million curve realignment project that will improve safety on State Route 44 in Shasta County.  The project, awarded to J.F. Shea Construction of Redding, is financed primarily ($6.4 million) by President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act). This project and many others around the state are beginning construction sooner than expected thanks to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s efforts to expedite stimulus funding.  ...

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