Looking east from the West El Camino Avenue overcrossing, construction workers grind up the original, 1960s-vintage concrete of Interstate 80 in Sacramento as part of a project to expand the busy freeway’s capacity. A few miles away, in the state Capitol, officials have been trying to put together a package of financing to upgrade highways and other transportation facilities. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Looking east from the West El Camino Avenue overcrossing, construction workers grind up the original, 1960s-vintage concrete of Interstate 80 in Sacramento as part of a project to expand the busy freeway’s capacity. A few miles away, in the state Capitol, officials have been trying to put together a package of financing to upgrade highways and other transportation facilities. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

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Observations on California and its politics

Lame-duck legislative session to raise transportation funds fades

November 21, 2016 10:26 PM