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California Department of Transportation

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Top California Department of Transportation Articles

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  • Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening

    Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening
    The grand opening of a new transportation center at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport, which broke ground almost two years ago, will be held late next month, according to airport officials. The $112-million project, which combines all car-rental services...
  • Closures announced for 5 Freeway construction

    Closures announced for 5 Freeway construction
    Motorists can expect another round of closures this week on the Golden State (5) Freeway as Caltrans continues to work on the $355 million Empire interchange construction project. Through Friday, workers will remove concrete pavement and vegetation on...
  • Caltrans warns of freeway closures

    Caltrans warns of freeway closures
    State transportation officials warned motorists this week about a number of temporary freeway closures in Burbank, as well as the long-term closure of the Burbank Boulevard onramp to the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway as part of the $355-million...
  • New round of ramp, lane closures announced for Ventura, Golden State freeways

    New round of ramp, lane closures announced for Ventura, Golden State freeways
    State transportation officials on Thursday announced a slate of ramp and lane closures on the Golden State (5) and Ventura (134) freeways starting Friday as crews continue work on new carpool lanes. Both projects combined carry a price tag of nearly $179...
  • I-5 project gets complicated

    I-5 project gets complicated
    Under pressure to meet strict deadlines or risk losing tens of millions of dollars related to improvements being made to Interstate 5 as it flows through Burbank, state transportation officials are pushing to change the construction timeline. If the city...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: The 101 freeway is prime real estate for colleges, L.A.'s pricey documents

    San Fernando Valley roundup: The 101 freeway is prime real estate for colleges, L.A.'s pricey documents
    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 29. Driving down the Ventura (101) Freeway, have you ever counted the number of signs for colleges and schools? There are 36 in all and Caltrans officials let private and public institutions, who say they help...
  • Caltrans closes northbound I-5 lanes in Burbank for pavement repairs

    Construction crews plan to reopen up to three of the northbound lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway near Buena Vista Street by 2 p.m. Tuesday, officials announced. The lane closures were needed to repair damaged pavement, according to a notice from the...
  • Delays to 5 Fwy. project, debris generate backlash

    Delays to 5 Fwy. project, debris generate backlash
    About 30 people attended a California Department of Transportation meeting Wednesday night looking for answers about a scheduled freeway expansion on the Golden State (5) Freeway. They got their answers, but some weren’t necessarily what they...
  • Caltrans announces night closure of I-5

    Caltrans announces night closure of I-5
    A series of night closures on the Golden State (5) Freeway north of Burbank starts Sunday as crews prepare to construct a bridge connector for carpool lanes on the Hollywood (170) Freeway. The HOV-connector is part of a $140-million project through the...
  • Northbound I-5 off-ramp for Olive Avenue in Burbank to close for 55 hours

    Northbound I-5 off-ramp for Olive Avenue in Burbank to close for 55 hours
    The Olive Avenue off-ramp for the northbound 5 Freeway in Burbank will be closed for 55 hours starting Oct. 29 as part of a project to add carpool lanes in both directions. The $153-million project to add carpool lanes between the 134 Freeway and...
  • State officials investigating Burbank crushing death

    State officials investigating Burbank crushing death
    California workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a worker who was accidentally crushed in Burbank last week after becoming trapped in the bottom-dump doors of a gravel truck. The death of the worker, 58-year-old Vigen Boodaghian,...
  • Ramp closures along I-5 through Burbank take effect

    Ramp closures along I-5 through Burbank take effect
    State transportation officials on Thursday announced the latest round of planned ramp closures along the Golden State (5) Freeway through Burbank as crews work to build a new carpool lane. The nearly $58-million project -- which will include a carpool...