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California Department of Transportation

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  • State auditor to probe Caltrans-owned homes near 710 Freeway

    State officials this week agreed to conduct an audit of the steep costs of maintaining homes owned by the California Department of Transportation along the Long Beach (710) Freeway corridor. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge)...
  • Caltrans to temporarily close section of Alameda Ave. in Burbank

    Alameda Avenue is scheduled to be closed this coming weekend between Olive and Pass avenues as part of a state construction project, officials have announced. Crews working on the Hollywood Way On-ramp Improvement Project will close the section of...
  • Glendale motorist out on bail following freeway fire

    Glendale motorist out on bail following freeway fire
    A 25-year-old Glendale motorist is free on bail following a fiery crash Saturday night that shut down the Ventura (134) Freeway for hours, police said. Prosecutors have yet to file charges against the motorist, Hakop Maghakyan, who was taken into custody...
  • Cyclists get their own parking structure at Burbank Metrolink station

    Cyclists get their own parking structure at Burbank Metrolink station
    Bicyclists got their own parking structure Monday at the Metrolink station in downtown Burbank -- a secure building with 40 parking stalls, a repair stand and other features that officials say should entice more people to use public transit. A...
  • Caltrans homes in limbo

    Caltrans homes in limbo
    The forecast is running lukewarm to cold on the prospect of local cities managing the hundreds of residential properties Caltrans owns in South Pasadena, Pasadena and Los Angeles. A state audit in August blasted the transportation agency for...
  • Big-rig driver convicted of manslaughter seeks appeal

    Big-rig driver convicted of manslaughter seeks appeal
    The truck driver convicted of manslaughter after a fatal 2009 collision at the bottom of Angeles Crest Highway in La Cañada Flintridge is taking his case to the court of appeal. Marcos Costa, 46, was sentenced to seven years and four months in prison...
  • South Pasadena lobbies to kill surface 710 Fwy. extension

    South Pasadena lobbies to kill surface 710 Fwy. extension
    City Council members in South Pasadena made it clear this week that they want their voices heard in a new study of the proposed Long Beach (710) freeway extension as they push regional transportation officials to kill a possible surface route. At a...
  • Sound walls meeting to be held Monday

    Sound walls meeting to be held Monday
    Members of the public interested in the construction of the first of 21 planned sound walls along the Foothill (210) Freeway are invited to intend an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, at La Cañada Flintridge City Hall....
  • Stalled I-5 project gets ready to roll

    Stalled I-5 project gets ready to roll
    After utility issues caused a speed bump in plans to construct a new carpool lane along a 2.7-mile stretch of the Golden State (5) Freeway in Glendale and Burbank last year, state transportation officials say work should kick off again this month. To...
  • Foothill Freeway sound wall design gets going

    Foothill Freeway sound wall design gets going
    Residents of the Meadow Grove neighborhood who are looking forward to construction of sound walls between their properties and the Foothill (210) Freeway got their first look at models of the decibel-dropping barriers at a meeting Monday night. Design...
  • Cities send elected reps, not planners, to 710 Freeway extension advisory committee

    La Cañada Flintridge has become one of several cities to put elected officials on an advisory committee set up to study alternatives closing the so-called Long Beach (710) Freeway gap, flouting a request to send planning commissioners instead. The Los...
  • La Cañada settles with family in runaway truck crash

    La Cañada settles with family in runaway truck crash
    A $50,000 settlement between the city of La Cañada Flintridge and the family of the victims who died in a runaway truck crash on Angeles Crest Highway in 2009 is expected to be formalized, according a lawyer involved with the case. Scott Grossberg, an...