Street and Water Improvements

Palmdale Awarded Infrastructure Funding From CTC

As stated in an article in the Antelope Valley Times, August 31, 2021, the California Transportation Commission allocated more than $1.4 billion for projects to repair and improve transportation infrastructure throughout the state, including key projects in the city of Palmdale. Senate Bill (SB) 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017, accounts for more than half of this investment – $884 million. Projects that were provided funding in Palmdale include $5.2 million for the Complete Streets and Safe Routes Project, for intersection improvements and the construction of 18,200 feet of bike lanes, 8,000 feet of sidewalk, 16 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ramps. and 33 enhanced crosswalks to provide continuous bike lanes and sidewalks on Avenue R. Another $147.4 million was allocated for State Route 14 (Antelope Valley Freeway) Lane Replacement and Upgrade in the cities of Palmdale and Lancaster, from Technology Drive to the Kern County line. This will provide funding for the replacement of distressed lanes and shoulders, and upgrade guardrails, ramps, sign panels, curb ramps, traffic loop detectors and facilities to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards.

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