2660 Department of Transportation
Program Descriptions


The Maintenance program preserves California's highways by maintaining and repairing the state highway system. The program achieves its objectives through a fix-it first approach, including: (1) preventive and corrective pavement maintenance; (2) bridge inspection, load rating, and maintenance; (3) culvert inspection and maintenance; and (4) maintenance and repair of traffic management system field elements. In addition, the program strives to improve highway travel, safety, and the environment through testing, research, and technology development.