Types of State Infrastructure

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What types of infrastructure does the state support?

The state owns and operates a wide array of infrastructure related to areas such as transportation, education, natural resources, and criminal justice. Additionally, the state helps to support a variety of types of local infrastructure in these areas.


California Supports a Wide Range of State and Local Infrastructure


For more information, see our publication A Ten-Year Perspective: California Infrastructure Spending (PDF).  

How much funding does the state provide for state and local infrastructure?

Over the past 10 years, the state has spent about $100 billion on infrastructure. The majority of this spending has gone to local infrastructure. (Local governments and the federal government also support local infrastructure.)


Most State Funding for Infrastructure Pays for Local Infrastructure


For more information, see our publication Cal Facts 2018.


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