Sánchez delivers $850,000 to Santa Fe Springs for Slauson Avenue improvement

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WASHINGTON – RealEstateRama – On Thursday, Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA) delivered $850,000 in federal funding she secured for the City of Santa Fe Springs through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, which was signed by President Biden in March.

The funding will be used to improve traffic flow, safety and pedestrian amenities for a 0.77-mile segment of Slauson Avenue, between Sorensen Avenue and Santa Fe Springs Road.

“Improving traffic flow and making our streets more pedestrian-friendly is critical to making our community more livable, “said Congresswoman Sánchez. “This funding will help improve a particularly critical section of Slauson Avenue, making it safer for everyone who travels along that route.”

Congresswoman Sánchez secured over $12.7 million for all 15 community projects she submitted for fiscal year 2024. The projects selected were in response to requests from residents, organizations and local partners throughout California’s 38th Congressional District.

In addition to this project, the congresswoman delivered funding for the following community projects (listed in alphabetical order):

  • $1 million for the Cerritos Community College Child Development Center.
  • $500,000 for the City of Diamond Bar’s Heritage Park renovation.
  • $500,000 for the City of La Habra’s Vista Grande Park.
  • $500,000 for the City of La Mirada’s Behringer Park Athletic Facility renovations.
  • $600,000 for the County of Los Angeles’ Heights Hopper electric buses and charging infrastructure.
  • $300,000 for the City of Montebello’s Police Department’s license plate reader and geographic data mapping project.
  • $850,000 for the City of Norwalk’s Transit System’s bus stop equity project.
  • $1.26 million for the City of Norwalk’s Water System Improvement Program.
  • $850,000 for the City of Pico Rivera’s Historic Whittier Boulevard Neighborhood Paseos project.
  • $2 million for the City of Walnut for the Walnut Gymnasium and Teen Center renovation.
  • $850,000 for the Hacienda La Puente Unified School District’s Wilson High School Media Center upgrade.
  • $963,000 for Río Hondo College’s Police Academy.
  • $1 million for the San Gabriel Valley Regional Housing Trust’s Project Pipeline.
  • $1.66 million for the YMCA of Greater Whittier for the Uptown Whittier Family YMCA Center’s renovation and expansion.


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