Back-Seat Driver

April 17, 2014

Back-seat Driver: Caltrans’ Fix 50 project won’t add new lanes

After $46 million worth of work, and two months of disruptive lane closures during its Fix50 project, Caltrans will deliver a bigger, better freeway to get commuters through downtown easier than before, right? Sorry, highway officials say. The big Fix50 project, which kicks into high gear next week, is a bridge rehab project, not a freeway expansion.

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Tony Bizjak writes about traffic and travel in the Sacramento region

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Tony Bizjak has covered local transportation issues for The Sacramento Bee since 2003. Prior to that, he covered Sacramento City Hall and local government issues. A California native, Bizjak has a journalism degree from San Jose State University. Contact reporter Tony Bizjak at or 916-321-1059. Twitter: @TonyBizjak