San Diego County aims $240 million at road repairs

San Diego has a new plan to use money from the state’s gas tax hike to improve county roads. The five-year process of sealing cracks and filling potholes will take revenue from the fuel-tax increases and fees from the recently approved Road Repair and Accountability Act to rejuvenate some 2,000 miles of county roads. Over the last six years street conditions have fallen from a 70 on a well-known rating system down to a 60. With the new plan conditions will be returned to a 70 in five years, paid for with the gas tax increases. On the Pavement Condition Index, a 70 is considered a “lower risk” while a 71 to 100 is deemed “good.”


Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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