Bad roads costing Bay Area drivers thousands

SAN FRANCISCO

TRIP, a national transportation research group identified Interstate 880 through Oakland as one of the Bay Area's worst roadways.

The group says California needs to spend $10 billion more every year to maintain its roads and freeways.

The $2,000, they say, is a result of crashes, delays and added vehicle maintenance from driving on bad roads.

O the plus side, Santa Clara County has been awarded $5 million in federal stimulus money to redesign the Highway 101 interchanges at Capitol Expressway and Yerba Buena Road.

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