| 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...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:36 AM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Service to more areas of the city and better linking with other transit lines — that’s what BurbankBus riders told a city-wide outreach they want. But city officials cautioned that with limited resources, it may be difficult to meet everyone&...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
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...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:38 PM
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....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 9:35 AM
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...