Over the past decade, California has passed various laws and initiatives aimed at decreasing driving, carbon emissions, and sprawl.
No one has told the Central Valley, which is celebrating the groundbreaking of yet another highway expansion project.
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“This will connect us all in a more meaningful way,” said Henry
Perea, chairman of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors and one of
many speakers at a ground-breaking ceremony Friday. “When I see this
freeway, I see a gateway to economic prosperity.”
This week the Fresno Bee announced that yet another round of highway expansions would kick off in the rural parts of the county. The expansion plan will take a two-lane road, and make it four lanes, with a median wide enough to support two more.