Improving California's infrastructure continues to be a major focus across the state. We've been reporting for months the stream of funding that is making its way towards much needed transportation projects. This week California saw a major influx of additional Proposition 1B funding to the tune of $2.2 billion which will be spread across 146 highway, transit and rail projects.
- In Los Angeles, Caltrans reports that money is being spent on high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes on US 101, along with rehabilitation of the I-710, I-5, and SR-60 freeways.
- For the San Diego folks, check out ...
Want to know what's going on with some of Southern California's largest infrastructure projects? Here's a quick update.
- I-5 Corridor Improvements: If you live in California, you've almost certainly spent many hours on the 5 freeway. It runs from the US/Mexico border all the way through Oregon and even up into Canada. With Southern California's population growth, Caltrans has invested over $3 billion to improve two areas of the I-5 over the next five years: (i) the segment between the Orange County line and the San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605); and (ii) the segment between the ...
I live in Orange County. Every time I contemplate a trip to San Diego, I run the calculations:
- How bad is the I-5 freeway going to be;
- How badly do I need to be in San Diego; and
- Can I find a way to extend/change my schedule to avoid the worst of the traffic?
Granted, I engage in the same internal debate when I need to head towards Los Angeles, but at least going that direction, I have a number of route choices. Going to San Diego, it's basically the I-5 or stay home.
Caltrans is in the midst of a major planning process for possible expansion of the I-5 between La Jolla and Oceanside. The public ...
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