CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 26, 1991 |
The California Transportation Commission will spend $795,000 repairing a stretch of California 33 this summer. About one mile of the 21-year-old freeway between Canada Larga Road and Casitas Vista Road will be replaced and resurfaced beginning in July. Bridge approaches and guardrails also will be improved, spokesman Russell Snyder said.
August 29, 1985
The California Transportation Commission has approved the allocation of $410,000 for construction of a sound wall at the southwest corner of the San Gabriel River Freeway and Pomona Freeway interchange. The 14-foot-high wall will run between the limits of Pellisier Street south to Kathleen Street. Construction is expected to begin in February, 1986, and be completed by October of that year.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 1999 |
The city's transit officials are trying to gauge residents' reactions to a proposal to build a light-rail system in the city. Designs call for a four-mile rail loop that would link John Wayne Airport with the Irvine Business Complex. The city plans to fund the proposed transportation system, named Guideway, with $125 million it received under Proposition 116, the 1990 statewide measure to fund rail projects.
December 29, 1989 |
The California Transportation Commission announced the election of William E. Leonard of San Bernardino as chairman for 1990. Leonard, owner of the Leonard Realty and Building Co., was appointed to the commission in 1985 by Gov. George Deukmejian, and to a second term that will expire in February, 1993. He had already been a member from 1973 to 1977, including one year as chairman.
February 28, 1986
Nearly $53 million worth of freeway projects were approved by the California Transportation Commission, including an $18.6-million interchange in San Diego County on California 52 and Interstate 15, a $13.8-million expressway section in the Sierra Nevada foothills, and $4.23 million to reconstruct the roadway in Los Angeles from the Elmgrove ramp to the Los Angeles River bridge on Interstate 5. A total of 37 projects were approved by the commission at its meeting in Santa Clara.