The city of Santa Clarita held a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning to celebrate the completion of the McBean Bridge Widening and Bike Path Project. The project was funded with $3.775 million through Metro’s 2009 Call for Projects. The city contributed $3.088 million.
The McBean Bridge Widening and Bike Path Project includes the widening of the McBean Parkway Bridge to eight lanes to improve traffic flow, the addition of a raised landscaped median and asphalt improvements.
The project also added a dedicated bike path and protected sidewalk on the bridge to connect the Santa Clara River Trail and the South River Trail. An additional trail connection beneath the north side of the bridge to connect the east and west portions of the Santa Clara River Trail was also built, providing improved connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians.
Categories: Policy & Funding, Projects
I love reading The Source. You all do a great job. A thought though. You should consider having someone produce maps for EACH of your stories. About half the time I am left wondering where the projects or other referenced location are?
Good point! Will have to look into making that happen. Worse comes to worse, we can include Google maps in the equation.
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