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WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) announced that six of the Member Designated Projects he submitted to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure have been included in the INVEST in America Act, a transformative $547 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill that seeks to modernize our roads, bridges, transit, and more. The legislation, which passed out of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, includes nearly $20 million in federal resources for projects in California’s 33rd Congressional District.

“As a Member of Congress, a critical part of my job is advocating for communities in my district. I’m pleased that six of the transportation projects I submitted to the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee have been included in this much-needed transportation package. If signed into law, this funding will help ensure people in my district can travel safely, promote tourism in our beautiful area, and protect our natural wonders. I will continue to advocate for the needs of Californians.”

Information on Member Designated Projects can be found here. Information on the INVEST in America Act can be found here.

Projects championed by Rep. Lieu in the INVEST in America Act:

Project Sponsor: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Project Name: Sepulveda Transit Corridor

Location: Sepulveda Pass, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Requested Amount: $5 million

Project Sponsor: California Natural Resources Agency

Project Name: Liberty Canyon (Crossing)

Location: U.S. Route 101 at Liberty Canyon Road, Agoura Hills, CA 91301

Requested Amount: $5 million

Project Sponsor: City of Beverly Hills, CA

Project Name: Metro Purple Line Beverly/Wilshire North Portal Project

Location: Beverly Drive/Wilshire Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90210

Requested Amount: $5 million

Project Sponsor: City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works, Bureau of Street Lighting

Project Name: High Voltage Conversion Fed Program Unit 2

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90010

Requested Amount: $347,200

Project Sponsor: City of Torrance, CA

Project Name: Pacific Coast Highway at Crenshaw Blvd. Intersection Capacity Enhancements

Location: Pacific Coast Highway/Crenshaw Boulevard in Torrance, CA 90505

Requested Amount: $652,800

Project Sponsor: Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)

Project Name: Mobility Wallet Demonstration and Research Study

Location: Los Angeles County, CA

Requested Amount: $4 million


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