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California Department of Transportation

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Top California Department of Transportation Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A look ahead at 2013 for Burbank

    A look ahead at 2013 for Burbank
    The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in 2013....
  • Lane, ramp closures planned for 5 Freeway north of Burbank

    Lane, ramp closures planned for 5 Freeway north of Burbank
    State transportation officials on Friday announced another round of ramp closures for the Golden State (5) Freeway just north of Burbank as part of a massive carpool lane construction project. The California Department of Transportation announced the...
  • Lane, ramp closures planned for 5 Freeway corridor near Burbank

    Lane, ramp closures planned for 5 Freeway corridor near Burbank
    Commuters going north of Burbank on the 5 Freeway will have to contend with a series of ramp closures this week as part of a major HOV lane construction project. The California Department of Transportation has announced plans to close the ramps and...
  • 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....
  • Caltrans announces new round of 5 Freeway ramp closures through Burbank

    Another round of periodic off-ramp closures along the 5 Freeway corridor in Burbank start Monday. The California Department of Transportation announced the following closures for Nov. 26 through Nov. 30 as part of a $57.8-million project to construct...
  • Ramp, lane closures planned for I-5 in Burbank

    Another round of ramp and lane closures will hit the 5 Freeway corridor in Burbank starting Friday as crews continue work on a massive carpool lane project, officials announced. From Friday through Nov. 25, the following ramp closures will be in effect,...