| Feb 20, 2012
| 12:17 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:01 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 11:36 AM
The Western Avenue on-ramp for the Golden State (5) Freeway was reopened on Tuesday, completing a roughly nine-month construction project meant to help alleviate traffic congestion along the San Fernando Road corridor in Glendale.
The project is part...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Forty years ago, more than 1,000 La Caņada Flintridge residents set foot on the Foothill (210) Freeway for the first and likely only time, toasting the completion of the highway.
They danced, dined and drank on the roadway during the fundraiser hosted by...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 12:57 PM
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...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 10:31 AM
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...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 4:43 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:03 AM
A driver of a minivan died after crashing into a Caltrans truck early Tuesday morning on the 10 (Santa Monica) Freeway in El Monite, California Highway Patrol officials said.
The 4 a.m. accident occurred on the westbound freeway near Peck Road when...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:57 PM
Caltrans, slammed by a state audit for mismanaging the 500-plus properties it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles, has identified 17 homes that could be sold.
The state transportation agency bought the properties up to six decades earlier...