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California Department of Transportation

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Top California Department of Transportation Articles

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  • Caltrans invites public to I-5 meeting

    The California Department of Transportation will host an open house Thursday for the public to learn about the Empire interchange freeway-construction project in Burbank. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the community room of the Burbank...
  • Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies

    Christopher Wilke, 12-year-old battling rare form of cancer, dies
    Christopher Wilke, the 12-year-old Burbank resident who was fighting a rare form of cancer, died Thursday at 9:33 a.m. "He passed peacefully this morning, he wasn't in any pain," said his father, Joe Wilke. "He was resting comfortably and surrounded...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Man, teen arrested on suspicion of vandalism

    Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism Nov.3 after detectives found nearly 100 pieces of evidence at their residences, police said. Devin Dickey, 20, and a 16 year-old female, both of Burbank, were arrested in connection with a...
  • 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...
  • Burbank gets nearly $440,000 for bike, pedestrian safety at school sites

    Burbank gets nearly $440,000 for bike, pedestrian safety at school sites
    Glendale and Burbank have been awarded nearly $900,000 to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety around school sites, the latest wave of grant money aimed at addressing local traffic congestion and the dangers it poses to students. The combined amount was...
  • Caltrans announces full closure of northbound I-5 north of Burbank

    Caltrans announces full closure of northbound I-5 north of Burbank
    State transportation officials this week warned that all lanes of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed for five hours starting at midnight Thursday between State Route 118 and the Hollywood (170) Freeway. The closure is necessary so...
  • Hollywood Way to close Thursday night during carpool project construction

    Hollywood Way to close Thursday night during carpool project construction
    As part of a multimillion-dollar carpool project on the Golden State (I-5) Freeway, a section of Hollywood Way will be closed Thursday night into early Friday morning so crews can do bridge work. Crews will begin closing the street from Glenoaks...
  • Walmart to fight injunction on Burbank store in state appellate court

    Walmart officials on Tuesday said they will take their case for starting construction on a new store in Burbank to a state appellate court after a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ruled he doesn’t have jurisdiction to hear the appeal....