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California Department of Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Delays on I-5 in Burbank expected for carpool lane construction

    Delays on I-5 in Burbank expected for carpool lane construction
    Detours and closures are en route for drivers on the Golden State (5) Freeway as the California Department of Transportation moves forward with its plan to install new carpool lanes. Caltrans’ $57.8-million effort to construct new carpool lanes...
  • Lane closure near Empire Center to continue through fall

    One lane of the northbound Victory Place and San Fernando Road will be closed through this fall as crews relocate utilities as part of a major project to construct carpool lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway, build a new interchange at Empire Avenue and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Caltrans announces night closure of I-5

    Caltrans announces night closure of I-5
    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...
  • Bus demand clashes with city finances

    Bus demand clashes with city finances
    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&...