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County to get $6.7 million from Caltrans for road work

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The California Transportation Commission this week allocated $6.7 million in funding for roads in Madera County.

The awards were part of a total of $253 million in new funding to 30 projects that the commission says in a new release will improve the state’s transportation system and strengthen California’s economic recovery.

“From one end of the state to the other, transportation projects are providing good paying jobs while at the same time reducing traffic congestion for people and businesses in California,” said acting Caltrans director Malcolm Dougherty.

The allocations include $206 million from Proposition 1B, a transportation bond approved by voters in 2006. In total, nearly $12 billion in Proposition 1B funds have been allocated statewide...


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