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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...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State officials investigating Burbank crushing death

    State officials investigating Burbank crushing death
    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,...
  • Ramp closures along I-5 through Burbank take effect

    Ramp closures along I-5 through Burbank take effect
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...