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California Department of Transportation

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  • La Cañada settles with family in runaway truck crash

    La Cañada settles with family in runaway truck crash
    A $50,000 settlement between the city of La Cañada Flintridge and the family of the victims who died in a runaway truck crash on Angeles Crest Highway in 2009 is expected to be formalized, according a lawyer involved with the case. Scott Grossberg, an...
  • Caltrans wants to abandon cliff-hanging Highway 39 in ANF

    Caltrans wants to abandon cliff-hanging Highway 39 in ANF
    In a standoff with federal forest officials, Caltrans is proposing to abandon a popular, cliff-hanging highway in the San Gabriel Mountains because it is too expensive to maintain. Caltrans' proposal to walk away from California Highway 39, enjoyed by an...
  • Caltrans to close northbound I-5 in Burbank for bridge work

    Caltrans to close northbound I-5 in Burbank for bridge work
    State transportation officials today announced plans to close portions of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway through Burbank as they demolish part of a bridge at Providencia Avenue. Work on the bridge is scheduled to start on Thursday, but the...
  • South Pasadena lobbies to kill surface 710 Fwy. extension

    South Pasadena lobbies to kill surface 710 Fwy. extension
    City Council members in South Pasadena made it clear this week that they want their voices heard in a new study of the proposed Long Beach (710) freeway extension as they push regional transportation officials to kill a possible surface route. At a...
  • Stalled I-5 project gets ready to roll

    Stalled I-5 project gets ready to roll
    After utility issues caused a speed bump in plans to construct a new carpool lane along a 2.7-mile stretch of the Golden State (5) Freeway in Glendale and Burbank last year, state transportation officials say work should kick off again this month. To...
  • Caltrans urged to sell homes amid 710 Fwy. extension debate

    Caltrans urged to sell homes amid 710 Fwy. extension debate
    Pressure is mounting on the California Department of Transportation to sell the 460 properties it owns on the Long Beach (710) Freeway corridor, but officials say it could be years before any decision is made. For decades, Caltrans has owned hundreds...
  • Caltrans seeking to finish massive I-5 corridor project early

    Caltrans seeking to finish massive I-5 corridor project early
    State transportation officials say they are offering contractors millions of dollars in incentives to finish a massive construction project along the Golden State (5) Freeway ahead of schedule. The incentives come after representatives for the California...
  • Public meetings on 710 Fwy. extension proposals set to begin

    Public meetings on 710 Fwy. extension proposals set to begin
    Community meetings about alternatives to controversial tunnel or highway extensions to connect the Long Beach (710) and Foothill (210) freeways are set to begin next week, officials said today. For decades, community members and county and local...
  • Street closures likely amid I-5 carpool lane construction in Burbank

    Street closures likely amid I-5 carpool lane construction in Burbank
    State transportation officials warned of intermittent street closures on Verdugo Avenue in Burbank as part of a massive carpool lane construction project for the Golden State (5) Freeway. The closures will take place periodically on Verdugo Avenue...
  • Don't blame the Crest, officials say

    Don't blame the Crest, officials say
    Despite another fatal crash on Angeles Crest Highway over the weekend — the fourth since the lower part of the highway reopened in June of this year — the California Highway Patrol says that it’s drivers who are dangerous, not the road....
  • Caltrans announces night closures for Western Ave. ramp next week

    State transportation officials today said they will close Western Avenue under the Golden State Freeway (I-5) in Glendale from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday as part of a realignment of the interchange that is expected to be completed next...
  • Construction to close Western Ave. under I-5 each night through Thursday

    Construction to close Western Ave. under I-5 each night through Thursday
    Western Avenue will be closed under the Golden State Freeway (I-5) in Glendale for construction work from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. today. Detour signs will be posted for the work, which is scheduled to close the stretch of roadway each night for the same period...