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State Transportation Commission Funds Some Projects On South Coast

Posted on Saturday, March 31, 2012 2:57am

The State Transportation Commission approved funding for three major projects impacting Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties.

The biggest grant is for a million dollars, for maintenance for the Pacific Surfliner/Amtrak rail line between San Diego, and San Luis Obispo.

The Commission approved $200,000 for the Franklin Trail project in Santa Barbara County.

The money would pay for adding more than a half mile to the trail, two pedestrian bridges in the Carpinteria area, and some landscaping.

And, the Commission also okayed $125,000 for Goleta Valley Beautiful to plant trees at the 101 Freeway/Los Carneros Road, and the 101 Freeway/Glen Anne Road interchanges.

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