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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Angeles National Forest roads to close amid snow, ice

    Angeles National Forest roads to close amid snow, ice
    With a storm on the way, Los Angeles County officials warned of likely closures on roads leading into the Angeles National Forest shortly after midnight Monday. The L.A. County Public Works Department said that based on the forecast of snow and icy road...
  • Cold weather storm could bring hail to tri-city area on Tuesday

    Cold weather storm could bring hail to tri-city area on Tuesday
    A cold, blustery storm originating from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to move down the California coast Tuesday, creating traffic headaches in some places, authorities warned. Possible thunderstorms were expected to affect most of the Southland,...
  • Gatto wants to open Southland car pool lanes for off-peak use

    Gatto wants to open Southland car pool lanes for off-peak use
    Motorists without passengers would be able to use the car pool lanes on the Ventura (134) Freeway during non-peak hours under legislation introduced to address the growing gridlock on state freeways. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said his AB...
  • Money found for third Foothill Freeway sound wall near Meadow Grove neighborhood

    One more neighborhood in La Cañada Flintridge is slated to get a little quieter. Last year, officials announced that construction would begin this year for two sound walls to be placed between homes and the Foothill (210) Freeway, near the Meadow Grove...
  • Icy conditions to close Angeles Crest Highway tonight

    Icy conditions to close Angeles Crest Highway tonight
    Officials will close roads leading to the Angeles National Forest as a storm approaches the region tonight. The Angeles Forest Highway from the Angeles Crest Highway to Aliso Canyon Road and the Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road from the Angeles Forest...
  • Najarian gains Schiff's support in fight to keep MTA board seat

    Najarian gains Schiff's support in fight to keep MTA board seat
    Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian now has a congressman in his corner as he fights to keep his board seat on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. In December, representatives from 10 cities in the San Gabriel Valley voted...
  • Ron Kaye: The MTA is child's play

    In the climactic scene of director Ivan Reitman's 1993 political satire “Dave,” President Mitchell (Kevin Kline) tells a joint session of Congress he lost his way, forgot his job was to make people's “lives a little better…care...
  • Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!

    Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments. Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...
  • 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...
  • Interstate 5 project gets major piece of funding

    Interstate 5 project gets major piece of funding
    The California Transportation Commission has allocated $224.1 million for a project on the Golden State (5) Freeway that will include building an interchange at Empire Avenue and elevating a dangerous train crossing where two people have died. The...
  • Portion of Angeles Forest Highway to close for 5 days next week

    A portion of Angeles Forest Highway between Aliso Canyon Road and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road will be closed for five days next week for a road reconstruction project. The closure will be in effect from 7 a.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Friday, according to an...
  • Angeles Forest Highway to reopen for the weekend, but one more day closure is scheduled

    Angeles Forest Highway to reopen for the weekend, but one more day closure is scheduled
    A portion of Angeles Forest Highway that's been closed this week for road reconstruction is slated to reopen Friday for the weekend. The section of highway between Aliso Canyon Road and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road has been closed since Monday. The...