San Joaquin, Stanislaus counties get money for road improvements

August 22, 2014


pedestrianSTOCKTON — San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties will receive millions of dollars to repair highway and bridges, improve road safety, reduce congestion and fund biking and walking projects, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) announced Thursday.

“Today’s transportation system is more than just highways,” said Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty. “Our Active Transportation Program supports a healthy, active lifestyle that also helps achieve California’s safety, mobility and greenhouse gas reduction goals.”

Here are the local funding projects:

San Joaquin County:

  • $350,000 for the city of Stockton’s SRTS plan.
  • $550,000 for Stockton’s Bicycle Master Plan Update.
  • $728,000 for the Fremont Square Sidewalk Reconstruction.
  • $1.4 million for the San Joaquin Trail.
  • $1.9 million for the SR-99 Ramp Meter Systems Project (Austin Road, Fremont Street, Waterloo Street, Cherokee Road and Hammer Lane).
  • $1.4 million for the SR-88 Lockeford Bridge Rail Project.

Stanislaus County and Merced County:

  • $1 million for the SR-108 Riverbank/Hilmar Rumble Strips Project.

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