The California Transportation Commission has allocated $328 million to 88 transportation projects designed to alleviate traffic, repair aging roads and bridges and encourage bicycling and walking. 

In Kern County the projects funded were:

• $3.4 million to upgrade water and wastewater systems at the Buttonwillow roadside rest areas on both northbound and southbound Highway 5.

• $1.06 million to build sidewalks, curb and gutter; and install ADA curb ramps on A Street from Brundage Lane to San Emidio Street in Bakersfield.

• Part of $17.1 million going to Kern, Kings and Fresno counties to repair and replace stolen and damaged electrical and irrigation systems to today's standards on Highways 5, 46, 58, 99, 178 and 204.

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