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Below are the "shovel-ready" projects for which this city submitted in the 2008 U.S. Conference of Mayors report. You can click on a project to read (and add to) its description. You can also discuss the project and vote on whether you believe it is critical or not.
The total cost of all the projects submitted by Fresno is $50,000,000
|Description||City||State||Jobs||Cost||Program Type||Vote Ratio|
|California Avenue. Shelf ready roadyway enhancement project that supports a Hope VI project. Street widening, median island construction, landscape, and pavement improvement.||Fresno||CA||10||$3,900,000||Streets/Roads||-33|
|Friant Road, Copper to Audubon, southbound lanes. These travel lanes support industry and heavy trucks, as well as residential commuter traffic. Overlay paving, other structural support work, and curbing to help prevent future water erosion.||Fresno||CA||10||$3,500,000||Streets/Roads||-15|
|Bottleneck removal. Six locations in the City where short undeveloped areas have created travel lane bottlenecks (two lanes down to one, and then back to two) on major streets. Tight-of-way acquisition, paving, curbs, sidewalks, and gutter.||Fresno||CA||10||$3,000,000||Streets/Roads||31|
|Clovis Avenue, McKinley to Kings Canyon. Improvement to travel lanes, median islands, bridge crossings, sidewalks, gutters, and trails.||Fresno||CA||9||$2,500,000||Streets/Roads||-15|
|Ashlan Avenue west of Freeway 99. Street widening, right-of-way acquisition, paving, curbs, sidewalks, and gutter.||Fresno||CA||7||$2,000,000||Streets/Roads||-12|
|Willow Avenue, Shepherd to Behymer. Extends street infrastructure improvements to the north that currently terminate at Shepherd. Curb, sidewalk, gutter, undergrounding of verhead utilities, trail, and pavement.||Fresno||CA||7||$2,000,000||Streets/Roads||10|
|Shaw & Polk Intersection Improvements. Expansion of intersection, right-of-way acquisition, signalization enhancements, streetscape and hardscape improvements.||Fresno||CA||5||$1,400,000||Streets/Roads||10|
|Herndon Canal Pipeline. Undergrounding of open canal for roadway improvement, pedestrian safety, and water quality protection.||Fresno||CA||8||$700,000||Water||-8|
|Neighborhood improvement program. Economically challenged and older neighborhoods need street, sidewalk, curb, gutter, streetlight, pedestrian support, landscape, and drainage improvements.||Fresno||CA||50||$27,000,000||CDBG||-31|
|Downtown and Citywide Landscape Irrigation. Many tree wells and streetscape areas are without irrigation systems in place. Connect to water supply, plumbing to benefit areas, installation of water conservation appropriate irrigation systems, etc.||Fresno||CA||20||$4,000,000||CDBG||-36|