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California Department of Transportation

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  • Debris, mud from flooding closes northbound I-5 near Burbank

    All northbound lanesof the 5 Freeway north of Burbank were closed Wednesday afternoon after flooding sent mud and debris across the interstate. Flooding also closed all but  one southboundlane, backing up traffic into Sun Valley, according to the Los...
  • 5 Freeway at 2 Freeway remains closed after tanker blaze

    5 Freeway at 2 Freeway remains closed after tanker blaze
    Drivers were urged to get an early start to their morning commutes Monday, as a fire-damaged section of the interchange between the 5 and 2 freeways remained shut down following a weekend tunnel fire. All northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway at the 2...
  • Some lanes reopen after fiery tanker crash

    Some lanes reopen after fiery tanker crash
    The connector road taking traffic from the southbound 2 Freeway to the southbound 5 freeway reopened early Monday morning after crews repaired some of the damage caused by a tanker truck fire, Caltrans officials said. The northbound interchange...
  • Two lanes of 5 Freeway to reopen, but fire caused major damage

    Two lanes of 5 Freeway to reopen, but fire caused major damage
    Caltrans announced that two lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway will reopen later this afternoon for the first time since a tanker truck fire at the freeway’s junction with the 2 Freeway on Saturday. But officials said they are still not sure when...
  • CHP reopens all lanes on 5 Freeway following tanker fire

    CHP reopens all lanes on 5 Freeway following tanker fire
    All lanes on the 5 and 2 freeways near downtown Los Angeles have been reopened after a huge fuel tanker fire over the weekend, the California Highway Patrol said Tuesday morning. The only closure still in effect is the transition between the...
  • Ron Kaye: Activism and the 710 tunnel

    Ron Kaye: Activism and the 710 tunnel
    Joanne Nuckols has put the people she calls "transportation bullies" in their place for decades. She reels off the long, sordid history of South Pasadena's fight against extending the 710 Freeway through her town, lawsuit by lawsuit, injunction by...
  • 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...
  • Still going strong: Montrose waitress slings coffee and good cheer for 44 years

    Still going strong: Montrose waitress slings coffee and good cheer for 44 years
    For the past 44 years, waitress Wanda Bergstrom has made her presence known at City Hall Coffee Shop, an embodiment of stability in the Montrose community. Quick to laugh and radiating with energy at 74, traces of Bergstrom’s mark can be seen in...
  • Glendale Latino Association names man, woman, business of the year

    Glendale Latino Association names man, woman, business of the year
    In keeping with its stated mission of inclusion, the Glendale Latino Assn. chose a top city official, one of its own, and a hospital for its top honors. Glendale City Manager Scott Ochoa, Mercy Velazquez, a past president of the organization, and...
  • Workshop dishes the dirt on composting

    Workshop dishes the dirt on composting
    About 20 Glendale residents learned composting tips Saturday morning, at the city’s Integrated Waste Management building where Regina Wheeler showed residents the worms she maintains there that produce nutrient-rich fertilizer. Wheeler now feeds...