Pavements

Pavements

News and Stories

Bay Area Streets and Roads Show Resilience As Cities, Counties Receive New Gas Tax Dollars
News Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2017.

New Generation of Roadway Repair on Tap for California
Top Stories
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The calendar’s turn to November brings with it a first-in-a-generation infusion of funds to restore, renew and repave the Golden State’s aging and long-neglected streets, roads and highways.

Bay Area Pavement Quality Improves Slightly as Local Governments Await New Gas Tax Dollars
News Release
Monday, September 25, 2017

Bay Area cities and counties largely managed to prevent further deterioration of their local street and road networks in 2016.

Solano County Pavement Scores Show Much Work Needed
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Pavement conditions on the typical road in Solano County are much like those in the rest of the Bay Area: seriously worn and in need of rehabilitation within the next few years.

San Francisco Streets Face Steep Climb To Reach Pavement Quality Goal
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

The streets of San Francisco may be smoother than those in the Bay Area’s two other major cities, but still rate no better than “fair.”

Contra Costa Pavement Scores Show Smooth Ride… and Plenty of Potholes
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Contra Costa County is home to some of the best pavement in the Bay Area — and also some of the worst.

Bay Area’s Aging Streets and Roads Teeter Near Edge of Pavement Quality Cliff
News Release
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Pavement conditions around the region improved ever so slightly in 2015, but the typical Bay Area street remains seriously worn and likely to need rehabilitation soon.

Are You Concerned About the Condition of Highways, Roads and Local Streets?
Top Stories
Thursday, October 15, 2015

The California Transportation Commission and Metropolitan Transportation Commission invite you to a public forum to learn more about the local, regional and state role in funding road projects and

Attention Bay Area Drivers: Transportation Agencies Seek Your Views on Highway and Street Conditions
News Release
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) want to hear from Bay Area residents about how they view current highway and local

Local Streets & Roads No Better, But No Worse
News Release
Monday, April 13, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe good news is the quality of the pavement on the typical Bay Area street did not deteriorate in 2014. The bad news is that neither did it improve.

Documents

PMP Certification List
PMP_Certification_Status_Listing.xlsx (17.69 KB)
Map of Potential Impact of Prop 6 on Pavement Condition
PCI_2017-27_with_and_without_Prop_6.pdf (1.5 MB)
The Pothole Report: Bay Area Roads at Risk -- September 2018
Pothole Report III_September 2018.pdf (6.1 MB)

Media

Street Stories: Contra Costa County
Video
Monday, October 15, 2018

Contra Costa County is using SB1 funding to repair roads, rebuild highway interchanges and to add Express Lanes.

Street Stories: Marin County
Video
Monday, October 8, 2018

SB1 funding has improved streets and roads in Marin County this year, helping to overcome more than a decade of deferred maintenance caused by insufficient funding.

Street Stories: Vallejo
Video
Monday, October 1, 2018

In Solano County, SB1 money is being used to pave a street that hasn’t been paved in half a century.

Street Stories: Oakland
Video
Friday, September 28, 2018

The City of Oakland has had a $440 million dollar backlog of pothole and street repairs. That was caused by years of insufficient funding from a gas tax that hadn’t been raised in decades.

Street Stories: San Mateo County
Video
Wednesday, September 26, 2018

For years, the county of San Mateo has been deferring 4 million dollars a year in roadway work because of insufficient funding.

Street Stories: San Jose
Video
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The city of San Jose has a backlog of hundreds of millions of dollars in deferred maintenance for its 2400 miles of roadway.

Street Stories: San Francisco
Video
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The state’s new dedicated transportation funding, SB1, has contributed 26 million dollars to San Francisco street repaving this year.

Street Stories: Fremont
Video
Monday, September 10, 2018

Usually the city of Fremont repaves about 20 miles a year.

ABAG President David Rabbitt on the Gas Tax & How Prop 6 Would Overturn Funding for Road Repair
Video
Friday, September 7, 2018

California restored long-lost funding for road repair this year. Massive reconstruction has been going on in virtually every city this summer as a result.

Street Stories: Sonoma County
Video
Friday, September 7, 2018

Sonoma County has more roads than any other Bay Area county. Decades of insufficient funding led to tens of millions of dollars in delayed road repairs.