April 19, 2024
U.S. Rep. Mike Levin. Picture by Chris Stone

Rep. Mike Levin secured $17,738,535 million in new federal funding for 15 infrastructure enhancements and public security initiatives for his forty ninth district, which encompasses north coastal San Diego and south Orange counties.

The funds have been allotted within the latest Fiscal 12 months 2024 authorities funding invoice signed by President Biden to fund the federal authorities by way of Sept. 30, 2024, based on his workplace.

“I’m extremely proud to have secured over $17.7 million for essential group initiatives throughout the district that can enhance quality-of-life, improve our infrastructure, and strengthen public security for all residents of the forty ninth district,” Levin stated. “These investments can have a profound influence on the communities of North County San Diego and South Orange County and construct on the progress we’ve made to make our district more healthy, safer and stronger.”

Included among the many 15 group initiatives are:

  • $1,166,279 for I-5 Managed Lanes Phase 5 Southbound (Caltrans): This funding will full a venture that provides practically three miles of managed lanes on I-5 between SR-78 and Harbor Drive (southbound), serving to to alleviate congestion.
  • $1,000,000 for Landes Neighborhood Heart and Park Enchancment Mission (Oceanside): This funding will enable the town of Oceanside to proceed mandatory upgrades for the group middle at John Landes Park. The middle reopened in 2023 and now provides extra companies to Oceanside residents together with a brand new library house in addition to courses for teenagers and adults comparable to dance, pottery and humanities programming.
  • $959,752 for Stormwater and Sewer Infrastructure Enchancment Mission (Del Mar): This funding will assist the elimination and substitute of the town of Del Mar’s most important sewer and storm drain infrastructure.
  • $850,000 for Secure Routes to Faculties Visitors Security Enhancements (Carlsbad): This funding will enhance public security on Faraday Avenue in Carlsbad by putting in 140 high-visibility crosswalks and 105 pace cushions close to faculties. The venture may even embody resurfacing streets to boost roadway circumstances.
  • $760,000 for Forensic Expertise Development and Alternative Mission (San Diego County Sheriff): This funding will present the superior know-how for forensic DNA testing in chilly case homicides and sexual assaults. The instruments will likely be out there to greater than 30 federal, state and native regulation enforcement businesses within the area.

Up to now, Rep. Levin has secured over $88 million in Neighborhood Mission Funding for initiatives all through the forty ninth district, based on the congressman’s workplace. 

To view a map of all of the initiatives Rep. Levin helped fund, click on right here.