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$11.5 million provided for Caltrans projects on the Central Coast

Posted at 12:39 PM, Feb 23, 2022

$11.5 million in state funding will go towards Caltrans projects on the Central Coast.

The funding comes from Governor Gavin Newsom’s $1.1 billion Clean California Initiative.

12 total projects will be undertaken by Caltrans District 5, including:

  • Chumash museum beautification on Highway 154 in Santa Ynez
  • Highway 166 beautification and community enhancements in New Cuyama
  • Main Street beautification and pedestrian upgrades on Highway 135 in Santa Maria
  • Main Street parklet creation on Highway 1 in Oceano
  • Park & ride lot enhancement on Highway 101 in Atascadero

Caltrans was awarded a total of $312 million for 126 beautification projects all over California.

In addition to funding towards Caltrans, Governor Newsom announced nearly $300 million in grants for cities and counties to fund local projects that will clean and beautify streets, parks, and transit centers throughout the state.