SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 30, 2016) — The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) has awarded $5.28 million in grants to 43 California communities to use rubberized asphalt in road improvement projects.
The grants were awarded under CalRecycle's Rubberized Pavement Grant Program, which was first authorized by the California Legislature in 2002, according to CalRecycle.
Under the grant program, the maximum award for individual applicants is $250,000, according to CalRecycle.
In the 2015-2016 grant cycle, however, multiple jurisdictions were allowed for the first time to submit regional applications, for a maximum grant of $400,000, the agency said.
The largest single grant, and the only one over $250,000, was the $398,910 grant given to the City of Oceanside, Calif., according to the list provided by CalRecycle.
Receiving $250,000 grants were the cities of Antioch, Baldwin Park, Fontana, Ontario and San Jose, and the County of San Diego, CalRecycle said.