SB1 helps bring $46.5 million for Bay Area transportation projects

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The California Transportation Commission has voted to allocate $589 million for projects to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state. Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, accounts for $302 million – more than half of the funding.

Bay Area projects approved by the CTC late last month include:

  • $18.9 million to construct a soldier pile wall and make drainage improvements along Highway 1 in Jenner, Sonoma County.
  • $13.6 million to rehabilitate pavement and upgrade facilities to Americans with Disability Act Standards on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County.
  • $12.4 million to restore the Sonoma Creek Bridge and the Hooker Creek Bridge in Sonoma County
  • $1.6 million to rehabilitate the Irwin Creek Bridge and the adjoining culvert structures in San Rafael, Marin County.

SB 1 provides $5 billion in transportation funding annually split between the state and local agencies. Road projects progress through construction phases more quickly based on the availability of SB 1 funds, including projects that are partially funded by SB 1.

For more information about transportation projects funded by SB 1, visit

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