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California Department of Transportation

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  • Details slim on 710 Freeway study

    More than 60 people on Monday packed La Cañada High School for an update on the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway — a long-simmering issue on which many communities already have staked out positions. The effects of closing the...
  • La Cañada to host 710 freeway meeting

    La Cañada to host 710 freeway meeting
    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority hosts an open-house meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday about the study of the so-called 710 Gap. Metro and Caltrans are engaged in a three-year environmental study of alternatives for connecting the...
  • Caltrans identifies homes for possible sale on controversial 710 route

    Caltrans identifies homes for possible sale on controversial 710 route
    Caltrans, slammed by a state audit for mismanaging the 500-plus properties it owns in Pasadena, South Pasadena and Los Angeles, has identified 17 homes that could be sold. The state transportation agency bought the properties up to six decades earlier...
  • Update: Furor grows over Caltrans audit, 710 extension

    Update: Furor grows over Caltrans audit, 710 extension
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino on Wednesday demanded that the California Department of Transportation stop all work on a proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway, citing a recent state audit that has fueled mistrust in the agency. The...
  • Gatto bill to expand solo use of carpool lanes is expanded

    Gatto bill to expand solo use of carpool lanes is expanded
    A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Sliver Lake) that would allow solo drivers to use carpool lanes during non-peak hours on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale and Burbank has been amended to possibly include other local freeways. Gatto’s bill,...
  • Western Avenue off-ramps along I-5 to be closed for 60 days

    The eastbound and westbound off-ramps at Western Avenue along the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed for 60 days, tentatively beginning on March 24, according to Caltrans officials. The closure is part of a project to construct a carpool...
  • Caltrans announces lane closures on I-5

    The California Department of Transportation  plans to  close the following lanes, ramps  and connectors of the Golden State Freeway (5) and the Ventura (SR-134) freeways through March 16 as part of a $57.8 million improvement project to construct carpool ...
  • Traffic could be a mess for evening commute

    Traffic could be a mess for evening commute
    If the mess of crashes and minor flooding on local freeways today is any indication of what's to come, evening commuters could be in for some slow traffic. Flooding of up to 6 inches deep has been reported in the carpool lane of the eastbound Ventura...
  • South Pas regains authority on surface 710 Fwy. extension

    South Pas regains authority on surface 710 Fwy. extension
    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill this week that will require state highway administrators to enter into an agreement with South Pasadena if a surface freeway is to be built through the city. State and Los Angeles County transportation officials are already...
  • Caltrans announces Interstate 5 freeway closures

    Caltrans announces Interstate 5 freeway closures
    Commuters traveling to and from the San Fernando Valley should prepare for a series of freeway closures starting Sunday. A $140-million California Department of Transportation project intended to allow smooth freeway-to-freeway transitions on carpool...
  • 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...
  • 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)...