SB 1 NEWS


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Merced County Association of Governments

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and increased road repairs across the state including two in Merced County. Caltrans is able to jumpstart these road repairs thanks to the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 1) recently passed by the Legislature and signed by the Governor.

North Bay Business Journal

California gas-tax increases set to start in November will raise an estimated $5.4 billion a year statewide for 10 years, a robust increase in spending coming at a time when work to finish the expansion of Highway 101 in Marin and Sonoma counties and repairing neighborhood streets and bridges is critically needed, Sonoma County Transportation Authority Executive Director Suzanne Smith said Wednesday.

The Press Democrat

California’s fuel taxes won’t go up until November, and that could be delayed if a referendum sponsored by legislative Republicans qualifies for the ballot

Taft Midway Driller

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) and the Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced the fast tracking of “fix it first” construction work and increased road repairs across the state.

LA Daily News

Work to repair and resurface hundreds of miles of highways, including those in the Los Angeles area, Long Beach, the South Bay, and San Gabriel Valley, will begin as soon as this summer – months before revenue from a landmark transportation bill even begins to flow to the state, officials announced Friday.

CBS Los Angeles

Los Angeles County will benefit from $23.7 million in fast-tracked road repairs beginning this summer made possible by the recent passage of the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 1), a California gas tax increase expected to raise $54 billion over the next decade to fix transportation infrastructure.

San Diego Union Tribune

One of the most controversial bills passed by the California Legislature this session raised the state’s gasoline tax, which is expected to generate $54 billion over the next decade to shore up roads, highways and bridges.

nbc los angeles

Los Angeles County will benefit from $23.7 million in fast-tracked road repairs beginning this summer made possible by the recent passage of Senate Bill 1, a California gas tax increase expected to raise $54 billion over the next decade to fix transportation infrastructure.

sacbee

State highway officials announced Friday they will launch 13 highway resurfacing projects this month – including one on Highway 50 outside Placerville – with upcoming funds from Senate Bill 1, the controversial gas taxes and fee increases recently approved by the legislature.