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California Department of Transportation

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Top California Department of Transportation Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Settlements reached in Costa civil trial

    Family members of the two victims who were killed in a fatal 2009 runaway big-rig crash in La Cañada Flintridge have reached tentative settlements totaling $3.15 million. The settlements — reached with the truck’s driver, Marcos Costa, who...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vehicle fire on northbound I-5 snarls morning commute

    A vehicle fire on the shoulder of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway just before Colorado Street is snarling the morning commute. The fire, reported about 7:15 a.m., at one point fully engulfed the vehicle before Los Angeles firefighters arrived...
  • Don't blame the Crest, officials say

    Don't blame the Crest, officials say
    Despite another fatal crash on Angeles Crest Highway over the weekend — the fourth since the lower part of the highway reopened in June of this year — the California Highway Patrol says that it’s drivers who are dangerous, not the road....
  • Caltrans announces night closures for Western Ave. ramp next week

    State transportation officials today said they will close Western Avenue under the Golden State Freeway (I-5) in Glendale from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday as part of a realignment of the interchange that is expected to be completed next...
  • Construction to close Western Ave. under I-5 each night through Thursday

    Construction to close Western Ave. under I-5 each night through Thursday
    Western Avenue will be closed under the Golden State Freeway (I-5) in Glendale for construction work from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. today. Detour signs will be posted for the work, which is scheduled to close the stretch of roadway each night for the same period...
  • Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes

    Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes
    Conditions in the 710 gap are slow and go, as Gov. Jerry Brown last week vetoed a bill that would have forced the California Department of Transportation to quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and...
  • Western Avenue on-ramp reopens to connect with Flower Street

    Western Avenue on-ramp reopens to connect with Flower Street
    The Western Avenue on-ramp for the Golden State (5) Freeway was reopened on Tuesday, completing a roughly nine-month construction project meant to help alleviate traffic congestion along the San Fernando Road corridor in Glendale. The project is part...