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California Department of Transportation

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Top California Department of Transportation Articles

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  • Intersections set for signal upgrades in Burbank

    Intersections set for signal upgrades in Burbank
    A number of Burbank traffic signals are slated for upgrades this year, which officials say will help ease traffic congestion during the construction of carpool lanes and a new interchange at Empire Avenue on the Golden State (5) Freeway. Officials...
  • Work on 5 Freeway back in gear

    Construction on the Golden State (5) Freeway between Magnolia Boulevard and the Ventura (134) Freeway, which was stalled for six months after workers discovered unmapped utility lines, started back up this week, leaving Burbank commuters with a new...
  • All lanes reopen on 5 Freeway following truck grease fire

    All lanes reopen on 5 Freeway following truck grease fire
    All lanes and off-ramps of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway near Lincoln Street were reopened Wednesday afternoon after emergency crews extinguished a truck fire and towed it away. The truck was hauling kitchen grease, which started to spill in...
  • Letter: Golden State (5) Freeway construction seems to be stalled

    A story that may be of interest to your readers is the apparent suspension of work, or lack of progress over the last couple of months on the Golden State (5) Freeway work through Burbank. On the southbound lanes it is particularly frustrating due to the...
  • Four-way stop sign to be installed near St. Finbar School in Burbank

    Four-way stop sign to be installed near St. Finbar School in Burbank
    City officials will be installing a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Oak and Myers streets after requests from dozens of parents with children attending St. Finbar School in Burbank, who argued that the current two-way stop sign was unsafe for...
  • Leader Editorial: Officials made a right turn

    In a rare unanimous vote, the Burbank City Council this month approved a four-way stop sign at the intersection of Oak and Myers streets to improve the odds that pedestrians — particularly students at St. Finbar Catholic School — will make...
  • CalTrans announces closures on 5 Freeway

    CalTrans announces closures on 5 Freeway
    The California Department of Transportation has announced the following lane and ramp closures of the Golden State Freeway (I-5) as part of a $121 million improvement project to construct carpool lanes in each direction along I-5 between SR-170 to Buena...
  • 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...