City council approves design for rehabilitating 12th Street
The Paso Robles City Council acted on Tuesday night at its regular meeting to approve a conceptual design for the repair and rehabilitation of the portion of 12th Street between Vine and Fresno streets.
The street will be narrowed to 36 feet wide with two travel lanes and parking. The design includes disabled access ramps, pedestrian walkways (on the north side the sidewalk will be 9 feet wide), street trees in the parkways that line the street, and storm water detention areas on the side of the street at intersections.
The concept has found favor with the State resulting in a $1,150,000 Proposition 84 grant. The grant matched with $800,000 from the city’s supplemental tax proceeds will result in a wholly new road surface, storm water improvements, and streetscape. Additionally, the grant saves local tax dollars, about $750,000, for other road repair projects.