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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...
  • Northbound I-5 off-ramp for Olive Avenue in Burbank to close for 55 hours

    Northbound I-5 off-ramp for Olive Avenue in Burbank to close for 55 hours
    The Olive Avenue off-ramp for the northbound 5 Freeway in Burbank will be closed for 55 hours starting Oct. 29 as part of a project to add carpool lanes in both directions. The $153-million project to add carpool lanes between the 134 Freeway and...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Police chase on 134 ends in arrest, Caltrans to close lanes on 5 Freeway

    Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, November 3. Another day, another shop going out of business. Someone Else's, a vintage clothing shop in North Hollywood, will close in a few days, reports NoHo Patch. A police chase Friday night on the 134...
  • 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...
  • 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,...