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Newsletter Available Online

North County Leaders Meet

CTC OK's I-5 Pavement Rehab

Election 2016

HOV Lanes in Design

Metro Plan Puts I-5 HOV Lanes on Fast Track

Transportation Funding Options

Truck Lanes Open

Save the Date for Mobility 21

47 Percent and Counting!

It's Getting Real!

Leaders Unite at COG Summit

The Case for I-5

405 Closure Countdown

Help On the Way!

SCAG Draft RTP

Start Your Shovels!

The BIG Picture!

Caltrans I-5 Info Online

Mobility 21 Summit 2011

Earmarks and Transportation Funding

Metro Approves LRTP

Jobs & the Gateway Project

Mobility 21 Summit Set for Oct. 29

Commentary: The Need for Truck Lanes

Help Is on the Way

L.A.'s New Math: 30/10 = 12?

Mobility 21 Preview

Measure R Potential

Mobility 21 Summit Set for Sept. 21

I-5 Carpool Improvements

Economic Stimulus Analysis

McKeon Goes to Bat for I-5

Freeway-Friendly Administration?

SCAG Includes I-5 in RTP

MTA, County Place Initiative on Ballot

Federal Funding Update

I-5 HOV Grand Opening

North County Roadway Updates

Freeway Status Updates

I-5 crash follow-up

Scoping Begins

August Update: I-5/Magic Mountain Parkway

HOV Lanes South of SCV

Construction Continues

Hasley Bridge

SCV Area Roadway Projects

Antelope Valley Area Road Projects

August 12, 2007

SCV Area Roadway Projects


County Provides Update
on SCV Area Roadway Projects
 
The following status report on road projects in the Santa Clarita Valley was provided by Richard Yribe of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works:
 
•    Sierra Highway over the Santa Clara River - This project to widen the northbound bridge and replace the southbound bridge is being designed and administered by the County under the Federal Highway Bridge Program.  The project is jurisdictionally shared between the County and the City of Santa Clarita.  It is anticipated that the project will start in early 2009.
 
•    Sierra Highway over the Southern California Regional Rail Authority- This project to rehabilitate and replace the existing northbound and southbound bridges is being designed and administered by the City of Santa Clarita under the Federal Highway Bridge Program. The project is jurisdictionally shared between the County and the City of Santa Clarita.  The City of Santa Clarita advertised this project for construction bids on November 20, 2005.  Construction is expected to be completed in early 2008.
 
•    Soledad Canyon Road over Santa Clara River- This project to replace the existing bridge is being designed and administered by the County under the Federal Highway Bridge Program.  It is anticipated that the project will start in the Summer 2010.
 
•    The Old Road from Lake Hughes Road to Hillcrest Parkway - This project to widen The Old Road from Lake Hughes Road to Hillcrest Parkway to four lanes will be financed with funds from the Castaic Bridge and Thoroughfare Construction Fee District.  The project will also include bike lanes.  Intersection of lake Hughes and parker Road will be concrete.  Total cost is estimated at $8-$10 million.  A portion of the cost is available in B&T fees, however, need to identify additional funding.  Pending funding, the project is tentatively scheduled to start in early 2010 and be completed in 2011.
 
•    The Old Road over Castaic Creek – This project will involve retrofitting the existing bridge to current seismic standards.  The project cost will be partially financed with Federal funds, with the remaining non-Federally reimbursable local agency share being financed by the County.  The project is tentatively scheduled to start in early 2010.
 
•    The Old Road over Santa Clara River - This project to replace the bridge is currently is being designed and administered by the County under the Federal Highway Bridge Program.  The new bridge will be upgraded from four to six lanes.  The bridge will be elevated out of the flood area.  Also looking at replacing railroad bridge with this project, however, no funding has been secured for the railroad bridge.  The project will involve phased construction so there will be no closure of the bridge during construction.  Newhall Land is preparing addendum to EIR.  The project is tentatively scheduled to be advertised for construction bids in Fiscal Year 2009-10.