Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 invests $54 billion over the next decade to fix roads, freeways and bridges in communities across California and puts more dollars toward transit and safety. These funds are split equally between state and local investments.

Total invested to date
State highway system
$9.2 billion for 1,200 projects
Cities and counties
$7.9 billion for 4,400 projects
(As of December 2020)
Jobs Created
188,000 jobs created due to SB 1 investments
Caltrans uses 11 jobs created per $1 million invested.
2020 Caltrans Fact Book
Projects
$14.6 billion for 3,100 projects in progress
$2.4 billion for 2,500 completed projects
(As of December 2020)

SB 1 investments are focused on the following areas:

fixing infrastructureFixing our aging infrastructure
Bridges
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85%
Since SB 1, Caltrans has fixed an average of 211 bridges annually - an 85% increase.
 
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500
Caltrans is on track to meet our goal of repairing an additional 500 bridges by 2027.
Drainage
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700%
Since SB 1, Caltrans has fixed an average of 180,300 linear feet of culverts annually - a 700% increase.
 
on track
90%
SB 1 created a goal of having California’s culverts in 90% good or fair condition. Caltrans is on track to meet the goal.
Pavement
on track
40%
Since SB 1, Caltrans has fixed an average of 2,100 lane miles annually - a 40% increase.
 
on track
98%
SB 1 created a goal of having California’s highways in 98% good or fair condition. Caltrans is on track to meet the goal.
Traffic Management Systems
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3.7k
Since SB 1, Caltrans has upgraded or added 3,700 ramp meters, traffic lights, traffic cameras and other elements that keep traffic flowing.
 
on track
79%
The SB 1 goal is 90% of these technologies in good condition by 2027. By upgrading or adding equipment, 79% of the elements are curently in good condition. We will continue to monitor progress toward achieving our goal.

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