State Transportation Commission turns down Willits Bypass


By Cornelia de Bruin

Triplicate staff writer

Members of the California Transportation Commission voted Wednesday not to share bond money approved last November by voters to pay for a bypass of the Willits section of U.S. Hwy. 101 in Humboldt County.

At isse was spending $177 million on the long-delayed Willits Bypass project.

A last minute effort launched by Assemblywoman Patty Berg failed to stave off a group of Bay Area leaders who suggested that Willits should get none of that money.

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