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California transit, road work to continue despite $54B state budget deficit

Since the coronavirus outbreak hit the U.S., construction leaders across the country have worried that infrastructure projects like road and bridge construction could suffer as state DOT revenue declines and that federal funding could be waylaid as Congress turns its attention to COVID-19 mitigation measures for business and unemployed Americans.

In what is good news for contractors that work on large public projects, the California budget proposal maintains current transit planning and engineering staffing levels so as to continue developing and designing previously programmed projects.

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