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Decision Nearing On Whether City of Santa Barbara Should Take Over Ownership Of State Highway From Caltrans

Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 8:55am

Some residents think of them as busy, and even potentially dangerous streets on the South Coast.

A neighborhood group is calling on the City of Santa Barbara to take over responsibility for State Route 225 from Caltrans, to make safety improvements.

But, officials are worried about maintenance costs, and potential new liability for the cash strapped city.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports city leaders have to make a final decision on the issue in the next few weeks.

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