Salinas Californian: Overpass Plan Back on Track

We Could Car Less: Overpass plan back on track

Crucial funding has been restored for the Castroville Bicycle and Pedestrian Overcrossing project. The Transportation Agency for Monterey County announced Wednesday that the California Transsportation Commission will earmark $6.6 million for the desperately needed overpass.

As it stands, area residents and North Monterey County High School students walking or bicycling to and from Castroville must leave the paved road, go through a farm field, and cross the railroad tracks. Walking or bicycling on Highway 156 is not an option because of the potential danger posed.

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