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California Department of Transportation

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  • Caltrans announces Interstate 5 freeway closures

    Caltrans announces Interstate 5 freeway closures
    Commuters traveling to and from the San Fernando Valley should prepare for a series of freeway closures starting Sunday. A $140-million California Department of Transportation project intended to allow smooth freeway-to-freeway transitions on carpool...
  • South Pas regains authority on surface 710 Fwy. extension

    South Pas regains authority on surface 710 Fwy. extension
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill this week that will require state highway administrators to enter into an agreement with South Pasadena if a surface freeway is to be built through the city. State and Los Angeles County transportation officials are already...
  • Traffic could be a mess for evening commute

    Traffic could be a mess for evening commute
    If the mess of crashes and minor flooding on local freeways today is any indication of what's to come, evening commuters could be in for some slow traffic. Flooding of up to 6 inches deep has been reported in the carpool lane of the eastbound Ventura...
  • Glendale motorist out on bail following freeway fire

    Glendale motorist out on bail following freeway fire
    A 25-year-old Glendale motorist is free on bail following a fiery crash Saturday night that shut down the Ventura (134) Freeway for hours, police said. Prosecutors have yet to file charges against the motorist, Hakop Maghakyan, who was taken into custody...
  • Settlements reached in Costa civil trial

    Family members of the two victims who were killed in a fatal 2009 runaway big-rig crash in La Caņada Flintridge have reached tentative settlements totaling $3.15 million. The settlements — reached with the truck’s driver, Marcos Costa, who...
  • Cyclists get their own parking structure at Burbank Metrolink station

    Cyclists get their own parking structure at Burbank Metrolink station
    Bicyclists got their own parking structure Monday at the Metrolink station in downtown Burbank -- a secure building with 40 parking stalls, a repair stand and other features that officials say should entice more people to use public transit. A...
  • Vehicle fire on northbound I-5 snarls morning commute

    A vehicle fire on the shoulder of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway just before Colorado Street is snarling the morning commute. The fire, reported about 7:15 a.m., at one point fully engulfed the vehicle before Los Angeles firefighters arrived...
  • Update: Furor grows over Caltrans audit, 710 extension

    Update: Furor grows over Caltrans audit, 710 extension
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino on Wednesday demanded that the California Department of Transportation stop all work on a proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway, citing a recent state audit that has fueled mistrust in the agency. The...
  • Liu, Gatto beef up 710 bill to pay for sound walls

    Pushing for quicker construction of sound walls along the Foothill (210) Freeway in La Caņada Flintridge, on Wednesday state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) announced they have bolstered an existing Liu...
  • Tunnel drives 710 Freeway debate

    Tunnel drives 710 Freeway debate
    The freeway is dead, the tunnel is not and leaders in South Pasadena and nearby cities hope to convince transportation planners to look to a mixture of rail, transit and street upgrades to solve traffic problems in the region. Last week saw a flurry of...
  • Loose ends may delay debut of Riverwalk in Glendale

    Loose ends may delay debut of Riverwalk in Glendale
    The first phase of a revitalization project that will include amenities for bicyclists, pedestrians and horses along the Glendale portion of the Los Angeles River may open about a month later than originally planned, officials said. Construction on the...
  • L.A. joins list of cities opposing 710 Freeway extension

    L.A. joins list of cities opposing 710 Freeway extension
    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday joined several othercities in voting unanimously to oppose a tunnel extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway through Pasadena. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials last week narrowed...