On top of seeing more people on the Monterey Peninsula for the holiday weekend, traffic is going to be especially bad with the ongoing road improvements. But there’s more: The state just cut millions in Monterey County’s funding, meaning many of those projects are going to take longer to complete.
The state cut the the Transportation Agency of Monterey County’s budget by $16.1 million for the next five-year cycle. The cuts and delays are going to slow down several big road improvement projects over the next few years.
“What it’s done is some of our key projects that are slated to begin have been delayed by two or three years,” TAMC outreach coordinator Theresa Wright said. To read the complete story on KSBW, click here: http://www.ksbw.com/news/state-cuts-funding-for-monterey-county-road-work/40322354