Senate Bill 1 was signed into law in April 2017 with the hopes of investing $54 billion into California’s roadways over the next decade with half of that money going toward state highways and other assets, and the other half to local streets and infrastructure investments.
Street improvements will begin along Ocean Boulevard during the week of November 2 between Livingston Drive and Bay Shore Avenue, the City of Long Beach announced Tuesday.
On Tuesday night, the City of Long Beach aligned itself behind a bill winding its way through the state legislature that could provide the city upward of $12 million annually in much needed funding relief to fix the city’s roadways.
Cherry Ave. is slated for a makeover, with construction beginning this week between Ocean Blvd. and Pacific Coast Highway.
The City of Long Beach is beginning a survey this week that will create a detailed analysis of all its roadways–including pavement distresses and determinations of load-bearing capacities–in an effort to develop long-term maintainence plans.
Construction started Monday on a $1.3 million road improvement project for a stretch of Del Amo Boulevard that will repave sections of the street that runs from Carson to Long Beach west of the I-710.