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California Department of Transportation

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  • 'No 710 tunnel' activists to march on Fourth of July

    'No 710 tunnel' activists to march on Fourth of July
    Activists opposed to one of the options under consideration for the completion of the 710 Freeway — a multibillion-dollar, 4.9-mile tunnel — have announced plans to march Friday in the annual Independence Day Festival of Balloons parade in...
  • Pasadena light rail plans pose alternative to 710 extension

    Glendale officials are watching with anticipation as something unfolds in the city of Pasadena that could affect the outcome of the controversial 710 Freeway extension. Not content to wait until February to hear and respond to the results of an...
  • La Caņada History: Fourth of July firecrackers banned

    La Cañada History: Fourth of July firecrackers banned
    Ten Years Ago News agencies from around the world reported the anticipation among engineers and scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the Cassini-Huygens mission, managed by JPL, reached the end of its seven-year voyage to begin exploring...
  • Workers inspect new wire mesh on Foothill Boulevard slope

    Workers inspect new wire mesh on Foothill Boulevard slope
    Three years after a boulder fell from a hillside along Foothill Boulevard in La Caņada Flintridge, work is nearing completion on a $165,000 installation of wire mesh to prevent a similar occurrence. “We’re trying to do it and maintain some...
  • Coroner: Bones discovered on Pasadena hillside are young man's

    Coroner: Bones discovered on Pasadena hillside are young man's
    Human bones found on a hillside in Pasadena in May are believed to be those of a young man, officials said. The man was Latino, 18 to 25 years old and about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, said Ed Winter, a Los Angeles County coroner's office spokesman. A...
  • Pasadena light rail upgrades could trump 710 extension

    La Caņada officials are watching with anticipation as something unfolds in the city of Pasadena that could affect the outcome of the controversial 710 Freeway extension. Not content to wait until February to hear and respond to the results of an...
  • 710 Freeway extension EIR delayed to 2015

    710 Freeway extension EIR delayed to 2015
    Los Angeles County transportation officials announced last week that the draft Environmental Impact Report for the 710 Freeway extension project is now anticipated for a February 2015 release. News of the delay comes on the heels of an announcement made...
  • EIR relating to proposed 710 extension delayed

    EIR relating to proposed 710 extension delayed
    Los Angeles County transportation officials have pushed back its release of an environmental report regarding 710 Freeway extension proposals, local officials learned this week. Once available, the data provided in the draft Environmental Impact report...
  • Op-Ed: Glendale's growth plans have mobility in mind

    Op-Ed: Glendale's growth plans have mobility in mind
    In response to the Glendale News-Press article "Massive building boom troubles Caltrans" published on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014: The city of Glendale has executed a policy of smart and sustainable development in and around our downtown core. Not only does...
  • 2, 5 freeway connector to reopen after fuel tanker fire caused closure

    2, 5 freeway connector to reopen after fuel tanker fire caused closure
    A key Los Angeles freeway connector will reopen Friday, nearly six months after a gas tanker crashed and caught fire, sending flames shooting through the air and dumping 8,500 gallons of gasoline that sent a “burning river of fuel” down the L....
  • Glendale's building boom troubles Caltrans

    Glendale's building boom troubles Caltrans
    Officials with the California Department of Transportation are worried that the massive development boom in Glendale may have significant impacts to nearby freeways that aren’t being addressed in environmental reviews for new projects. The...
  • 2, 5 freeway connector damaged by fuel tanker fire reopens

    2, 5 freeway connector damaged by fuel tanker fire reopens
    The underpass connecting the northbound 2 Freeway to the northbound 5 Freeway in Elysian Valley just north of downtown is scheduled to reopen by noon Friday -- nearly six months after a gas tanker crashed and caught fire, severely damaging the tunnel's...