The item will now go before the Fresno County Transportation Authority board for final approval on June 9.
RELATED: Project to widen Highway 41 in Fresno County reaches financial roadblock
The approval by both the Council of Governments and the FCTA boards will allow Measure C funds to be combined with state and federal funding to finishing Highway 41.
Several funding sources are needed to pay for the approximately $63 million widening project that would add extra lanes on the highway from Elkhorn to Excelsior Avenues.
RELATED: Highway 41 Widening Project moves one step closer to reality
A Facebook group advocating for the widening of Highway 41 gained the support of over 4,600 people.