| May 16, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:59 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:52 PM
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...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:39 PM
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...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 12:36 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 3:15 PM
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...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:39 AM
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...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:31 PM
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,...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:22 AM
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...