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California Department of Transportation

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  • Hollywood Way to close Thursday night during carpool project construction

    Hollywood Way to close Thursday night during carpool project construction
    As part of a multimillion-dollar carpool project on the Golden State (I-5) Freeway, a section of Hollywood Way will be closed Thursday night into early Friday morning so crews can do bridge work. Crews will begin closing the street from Glenoaks...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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&...