Highway 197/199 Safe STAA Access Update

This project is top priority for the DNLTC. Completed, it will remove restrictions on commercial truck traffic, improve public saftey and encourage economic development. However, a recent injunction has placed the project on hold and funding in jeopardy. Follow these links for more information and to sign up for email updates:

Website and Social Media Development RFP

The Del Norte Local Transportation Commission is soliciting proposals from qualified consultants to provide website and social media development maintenance services and to increase public awareness. Proposals are due to DNLTC by 5:00 PM, August 26, 2014.

Title VI Compliance Plan

On May 8, 2014 The Del Norte Local Transportation Commission adopted a Title VI Compliance Plan to establish a framework for efforts to ensure compliance with Title VI and related statutes regarding nondiscrimination and environmental justice.

Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a national, state and local movement to make it safer for children to walk and bike to and from school. In 2012, The Del Norte Local Transportation Commission coordinated an effort to assess travel to and from school among a sample of six schools in Del Norte County. Final documents are now available.

Last Chance Grade Advocacy Campaign

A page has been created on this site to aid in advocacy efforts for improvements on US Highway 101 at Last Chance Grade. The page includes links to important resources.

North State Transportation for Economic Development Study (NSTEDS) Released

NSTEDS presents the case for ongoing transportation investment in the 16-county North State Super Region. Transportation has the potential to enable economic activity in the North State through connecting people, goods, services, and resources. By proving the opportunity to link transportation improvements with regional economic development initiatives and demonstrating quantifiable performance indicators, this study makes the case for ongoing, strategic investment in transportation infrastructure.

California Transportation Commission Approves Funding for Del Norte County Project

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) announced the allocation of $14.9 million to a project on Route 199 in Del Norte County that will realign and widen a portion of the highway known as the “Patrick Creek Narrows” near Gasquet. The project will also replace the nearby Middle Fork Smith River Bridge.

Caltrans Awarded Climate Change Adaptation Grant, Matches Funds

Caltrans District 1 has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Federal Highway Administration’s Climate Change and Extreme Weather Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Options Analyses Pilot Projects Program to assess short and long-term climate change adaptation strategies for four pilot project locations.

Crescent City Gateway Traffic Calming Project Study Report

This project study report proposes the US 101 Crescent City Gateway Traffic Calming Project to improve safety and address traffic calming issues.

North State Super Region

Sixteen of the North State's Regional Transportation Planning Agency Executive Directors gathered in 2010 to solidify the parameters of the North State Super Region.

Blueprint Planning

Del Norte County is influencing its future by a California Department of Transportation-endorsed process called Blueprint Planning.


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Economic and Demographic Profile.

The mission of the Del Norte Local Transportation Commission is to prepare, plan and fund transportation programs for the citizens of Del Norte County.
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Del Norte Local Transportation Commission
1301 B Northcrest Drive #16 | Crescent City, CA 95531
(707) 465-3878 | tamera@dnltc.org

Last update: September 8, 2014