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Less Driving Means Less Gas Tax Revenue

With less driving because of the stay-at-home order, and numerous job layoffs, gas tax revenue, overall, is already projected to drop significantly. And that could impact road projects in California. In Nevada County, Public Works Director Trisha Tillotson says they anticipate losing at least 10-percent, although it’s too early to tell exactly how much….

click to listen to Trisha Tillotson

Meanwhile, Tillotson says quite a few repaving projects are ready to go, starting around the end of May, mostly near Nevada City and Alta Sierra…

click to listen to Trisha Tillotson

Statewide, current projected revenue losses from all gas taxes is around 370-million dollars.

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