The outside of the Cabrillo Bridge that crosses over the 163 highway Caltrans found below its seismic safety standard will get rehabilitation work. Caltrans workers will retrofit the seismically deficient bridge to make it safe for drivers and pedestrians.
The state streets and highways agency can make progress on plans to engineer and construct the rehabilitated bridge on Laurel Street now that the city council approved a cooperative agreement with Caltrans at its meeting on Tuesday, January 8th.
In addition to fixing the bridge structure that falls below the standard, and making the surface look like it originally did, the worker will relocate utilities.
Work scheduled t be completed by October 31 in 2015 will get funded by a combination of federal, local, ad state funds. A federal grant will pay for the large share of the bridge rehabilitation. TransNet funds will give Caltrans the local money they need to do the construction project. Caltrans will use its own money to pay their costs on the deal that made the project happen.
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