Press Releases

Federal Highway Administration
July, 2009


Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority grade separation projects (San Gabriel Valley, CA):
Funding will be used to construct ten grade separations along the Alameda Corridor East in the San Gabriel Valley, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Alameda Corridor-East Construction Authority
Amount Requested: $354,000,000


Alameda Corridor East Grade Separations (Riverside County, CA): 
The construction of 14 high priority grade separations to be constructed along the Alameda Corridor East in Riverside County, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Riverside County Transportation Commission
Amount Requested: $320,000,000


Capital Southeast Connector Project (County of Sacramento, CA):
This project will construct a 35-mile bypass around downtown Sacramento, from I-5 in Elk Grove to Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills, which will provide an alternate connection between the Central Valley and the Sierra Nevada, in order to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority
Amount Requested: $1,000,000


Doyle Drive Replacement - South Access to Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, CA): 
This project will reconstruct the south access point to the Golden Gate Bridge on Highway 101 in San Francisco, to improve the seismic, structural, and traffic safety of Doyle Drive.

Recipient: City and County of San Francisco
Amount Requested: $50,000,000


Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement (Long Beach, CA):
This project entails demolition of the existing bridge and replacement with a six-lane cable-stayed bridge, to the principal road entry to the Port of Long Beach, which carries 10% of all U.S. waterborne cargo, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of Long Beach Harbor Department
Amount Requested: $200,000,000


Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit (San Francisco, CA): 
This project consists of construction and improvements to seismically retrofit the Golden Gate Bridge to withstand a natural or manmade disaster, in order to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and augment the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
Amount Requested: $100,000,000


Hazel Avenue Improvement Project (Sacramento County, CA): 
This project will widen Hazel Avenue, a principal arterial between Highway 50 and Placer County, to six lanes and construct intersection and traffic signal upgrades at four intersections, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: County of Sacramento
Amount Requested: $10,000,000


I-5 HOV Extension from Manchester to Encinitas Boulevard (San Diego, CA): 
This project will expand HOV lanes along a three mile stretch of I-5 between Manchester and Encinitas Boulevards, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: San Diego Association of Governments
Amount Requested: $8,000,000


I-5 Widening in Shasta County (Redding, CA): 
This project will construct a third lane in each direction along 6.5 miles of Interstate 5 in Shasta County, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Shasta County Regional Transportation Planning Agency
Amount Requested: $22,646,400


I-15 / I-215 Devore Interchange (San Bernardino County, CA): 
This project will add one lane in each direction of I-215 and provide truck bypass lanes around the I-15/I-215 interchange merge zones, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: San Bernardino Associated Governments
Amount Requested: $151,000,000


I–80 / I–680 / SR 12 Interchange Improvements (Solano County, CA)
This project at the confluence of I-680 and I-80 in Fairfield will construct new travel and HOV lanes, braided ramps to separate truck traffic, and provide alternative routes for local traffic, in order to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and augment the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Solano Transportation Authority
Amount Requested: $45,000,000


I-580 Corridor Improvements (Dublin, CA): 
This project will construct HOV and HOT lanes, auxiliary lanes, interchange improvements, and install ramp metering along the I-580 corridor in Alameda County, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Alameda County Congestion Management Agency
Amount Requested: $20,000,000


I-710 Shoemaker Bridge Realignment (Long Beach, CA): 
The project will realign the I-710 Shoemaker Bridge and four ramps serving downtown Long Beach, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of Long Beach
Amount Requested: $35,000,000


Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project (Placer County, CA): 
This project will improve roadway infrastructure in the community of Kings Beach along SR-28, to better manage runoff and treat stormwater before it enters Lake Tahoe, provide dedicated pedestrian and bicycle access, and eliminate parked vehicles from the roadway, which will improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: County of Placer
Amount Requested: $5,000,000


Mission Bay Transportation Improvements (San Francisco, CA): 
This project will improve the I-280 freeway off-ramp and surface streets in the Mission Bay area of San Francisco, enhancing safety, alleviating congestion and its environmental impacts, and augmenting the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City and County of San Francisco
Amount Requested: $12,000,000


Port Hueneme Intermodal Corridor Improvements (Oxnard, CA): 
This project will build intermodal corridor improvements and construct a new U.S. 101/Rice Avenue/Santa Clara Avenue Interchange to serve Port Hueneme traffic, and improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of Oxnard
Amount Requested: $40,000,000


Port of Los Angeles I-110 /SR-47 Interchange and John S. Gibson Ramps (Los Angeles, CA): 
This project at the Port of Los Angeles will improve the connection between SR 47 and northbound I-110 by adding an additional lane to the connector and will improve the access to and from the I-110 Freeway at John S. Gibson Boulevard, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of Los Angeles, Harbor Department
Amount Requested: $20,080,000


Port of Los Angeles South Wilmington Grade Separation (Los Angeles, CA): 
This project provides grade separated vehicular and truck access over mainline train tracks in the South Wilmington area of the port, adjacent to the south terminus of the Alameda Corridor, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of Los Angeles, Harbor Department
Amount Requested: $32,488,000


Port of Los Angeles West Basin Intermodal Railyard (Los Angeles, CA): 
This project will facilitate the construction of a new on-dock intermodal container rail facility to replace the current Pier A railyard, which will provide a critical link between the Alameda Corridor, the on-dock railyards in the West Basin and rail carload switching needs throughout both the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach.  These improvements will reduce truck trips from the Port to off-site railyards, improving the movement of goods, and reducing congestion and its environmental impacts.

Recipient: City of Los Angeles, Harbor Department
Amount Requested: $48,822,000


Port of Oakland Electrical Utility Infrastructure to Provide Alternative Power for Ocean-going Vessels at Berth (“Cold-Ironing”) (Oakland, CA): 
This project will design and construct new electric utility infrastructure for the Port of Oakland’s marine terminals to allow docked vessels to “plug-in” and reduce use of their engines when dockside, in order to improve the movement of goods and help relieve congestion and its environmental impacts.

Recipient:  Port of Oakland
Amount Requested: $50,000,000


Port of Stockton West Complex Road and Bridge Improvements (Port of Stockton, CA): 
This project will reconstruct and rehabilitate port access roads and build a new bridge to connect the port facilities with the dredged material and future port development site, in order to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods.

Recipient: Stockton Port District
Amount Requested: $10,000,000


Riverside Avenue Grade Separation (Riverside, CA):
This project will grade separate the Union Pacific Mainline at Riverside Avenue, a 4-lane north-south arterial that links downtown Riverside with residential and retail areas in central Riverside, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of Riverside
Amount Requested: $8,000,000


Riverside Freeway (State Route 91) Congestion Relief Project (Orange County, CA): 
This project will construct two new lanes in both directions on SR-91 at the SR-241 interchange to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Orange County Transportation Authority
Amount Requested: $10,000,000


Rural Road Safety and Rehabilitation in Fresno County (Fresno County, CA): 
This project will reconstruct 2-lane roadways in Fresno County to the current standard width of two 12-foot lanes and new shoulders, to improve safety and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: County of Fresno
Amount Requested: $15,300,462


Schuyler Heim Bridge Replacement and SR-47 Expressway Project (Los Angeles County, CA): 
This project will replace the existing, seismically deficient lift bridge over the Cerritos Channel, which provides the northern access to the Port of Long Beach and Terminal Island, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods.

Recipient: Alameda Corridor Transportation Authority
Amount Requested: $10,000,000


SR-99 Corridor Improvements in Tulare County (Tulare County, CA): 
This project will widen a four-lane section of Highway 99 to six lanes between Goshen and SR-198, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Tulare County Association of Governments
Amount Requested: $15,000,000


State Route 152 Los Banos Bypass (Los Banos, CA): 
This project will construct a new 7 mile, 4-lane bypass around the City of Los Banos, which will significantly reduce truck congestion and related air quality degradation in the San Joaquin Valley, as well as improve safety and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Merced County Association of Governments
Amount Requested: $25,000,000


Streeter Avenue Grade Separation (Riverside, CA): 
This project will grade separate the Union Pacific Mainline at Streeter Avenue, a 4-lane north-south arterial that links residential and commercial areas in the City of Riverside, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of Riverside
Amount Requested: $5,000,000


Transbay Bus-Rail Transit Center and Caltrain Downtown Extension (San Francisco, CA):

This project will construct a mass transit hub for bus and train service, relieving congestion and its environmental impacts, and improving the movement of people throughout the region.

Recipient: Transbay Joint Powers Authority
Amount Requested: $75,000,000


U.S. 101 / Lindero Canyon Road Interchange Improvement Project (Westlake Village, CA): 
This project, on the Ventura-Los Angeles County line, will widen the Lindero Canyon Road overpass from two lanes to three lanes in both directions, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of Westlake Village
Amount Requested: $5,000,000


U.S. 101 and Trimble Road Interchange (San Jose, CA): 
This project will reconstruct the U.S. 101 / Trimble Road interchange, the primary access point to north San Jose, including widening the roadway from four to six lanes, the addition of bike lanes in both directions, replacement of a bridge structure over U.S. 101, and reconstruction and signalization of southbound ramps to match the ramp improvement in the northbound direction. The project will improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: City of San Jose
Amount Requested: $10,000,000


U.S. 101-San Juan Road Interchange Project (Monterey County, CA): 
This project will replace three at-grade intersections with a single interchange at San Juan Road, to improve safety, relieve congestion and its environmental impacts, and facilitate the movement of goods and people.

Recipient: Transportation Agency for Monterey County
Amount Requested: $17,875,000


Watts Towers Great Safe Neighborhood Street Improvement Project (Los Angeles, CA): 
This project will rehabilitate the neighborhood streets in the Watts area of Los Angeles to improve pedestrian and vehicle safety, and will include sidewalk repairs and new curb cuts, walk signals and crosswalks at intersections, as well as repair of an undersized storm drain system. These improvements will improve safety and facilitate the movement of people.

Recipient: City of Los Angeles
Amount Requested: $2,000,000


 
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