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California Department of Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Western Avenue on-ramp reopens to connect with Flower Street

    Western Avenue on-ramp reopens to connect with Flower Street
    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...
  • One killed, two injured in 10 Freeway crash in El Monte

    One killed, two injured in 10 Freeway crash in El Monte
    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...
  • Westbound 134 Freeway lanes to close for repairs

    Westbound 134 Freeway lanes to close for repairs
    Caltrans will close sections of the Ventura (134) Freeway over the next three days as crews repair areas that were damaged during the tanker fire on April 7. The periodic closures, which started Thursday, continue through Sunday, and will impact the...
  • Lanes on 134 freeway to be closed Thursday, this weekend

    Lanes on 134 freeway to be closed Thursday, this weekend
    Several lanes on the westbound Ventura (134) Freeway will be closed for three nights this week as Caltrans workers repair damage caused by a tanker fire on April 7. As many as three lanes of the westbound 134 between Pacific Avenue and Riverside Drive...
  • 710 freeway meeting draws a crowd at La Cañada High

    710 freeway meeting draws a crowd at La Cañada High
    More than 60 people turned out at La Cañada High School Monday night to speak their minds and get the latest on the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway. Mostly what they heard is that details will be revealed at future meetings as the...
  • Caltrans to add truck lanes to I-5 for Santa Clarita commute

    Caltrans to add truck lanes to I-5 for Santa Clarita commute
    Local and state officials have announced a $72-million project to add truck lanes on the Interstate 5 through Newhall Pass and into Santa Clarita. The truck lanes are needed to separate heavy big-rig traffic from passenger vehicles and create safer,...
  • Meeting on 710 Fwy. extension draws a crowd

    More than 60 people on Monday packed La Cañada High School for an update on the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway — a long simmering issue on which many communities have already staked positions. The effects of closing the so-...
  • Details slim on 710 Freeway study

    More than 60 people on Monday packed La Cañada High School for an update on the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway — a long-simmering issue on which many communities already have staked out positions. The effects of closing the...
  • La Cañada to host 710 freeway meeting

    La Cañada to host 710 freeway meeting
    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority hosts an open-house meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday about the study of the so-called 710 Gap. Metro and Caltrans are engaged in a three-year environmental study of alternatives for connecting the...
  • 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 Cañada Flintridge have reached tentative settlements totaling $3.15 million. The settlements — reached with the truck’s driver, Marcos Costa, who...