Cal. Trans. Commission awards $96M to 11 rail projects
Caltrans released details surrounding $173.4 million in grants awarded to 57 projects by the California Transportation Commission. Out of the pot of funds awarded, $96.4 million will go toward 11 state rail projects.
Transit projects in the state to benefit from the funds include:
$7.98 million to the Alameda County Transportation Commission for the ACTC 7th Street Grade Separation East Segment, which will reconstruct an existing underpass, as well as track and other infrastructure at the Union Pacific mainline.
$9.4 million to the Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority for the SCCVTA Capitol Expressway LRT Extension (Eastridge-Alum Rock), which is a proposal to extend the existing Capitol Light Rail system by 2.3 miles along an aerial guideway.
$1.5 to the Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit District for the SMART Rail Maintenance Equipment Expansion, which will acquire specialized rail transit maintenance equipment.
$58.4 million to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for several projects including:
* $23.941 million for the West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor
* $19.745 million for the Green Line Extension (Redondo Beach-Torrance)
* $14.8 million for the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station Mezzanine Improvements project
$18.9 million to the San Diego County Regional Transportation Commission for several SANDAG projects including:
* $10.72M for the LOSSAN Batiquitos Lagoon Double Track/Bridge (MP234.5-MP235.5)
* $3.5 million for the LOSSAN San Dieguito Lagoon Double Track/Bridge/Platform
* $2 million for the LOSSAN SD Subdivision Doubletrack (CP Eastbrook – CP Shell)
* $1.72 million for the LOSSAN SD Subdivision Sorrento to Miramar Phase 2
* $1 million for the LOSSAN SD Subdivision Signal Respacing/Optimization