| Apr 9, 2012
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 12:01 PM
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.
| Jan 9, 2012
| 4:27 PM
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.
| Dec 17, 2011
| 2:22 PM
The westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway through Montebello have reopened after being shut down for three days, a transit official said.
The lanes to the freeway opened shortly before 11:15 a.m., said Patrick Chandler, a Cal Trans spokesman.
| Jan 26, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Glendale police and public works crews decided to bring in a crane during the rush hour commute to hoist the sedan out due to the slippery conditions in the channel caused by flowing water.
FOR THE RECORD: An earlier...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:17 PM
The Glendale woman who drove her Mercedes up the Verdugo Wash at freeway speeds Thursday before getting trapped in the concrete-lined waterway will not face criminal charges because she broke no laws, officials said.
The 53-year-old woman, whom police...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:22 AM
State transportation officials today announced plans to close portions of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway through Burbank as they demolish part of a bridge at Providencia Avenue.
Work on the bridge is scheduled to start on Thursday, but the...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Pressure is mounting on the California Department of Transportation to sell the 460 properties it owns on the Long Beach (710) Freeway corridor, but officials say it could be years before any decision is made.
For decades, Caltrans has owned hundreds...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:30 PM
State transportation officials say they are offering contractors millions of dollars in incentives to finish a massive construction project along the Golden State (5) Freeway ahead of schedule.
The incentives come after representatives for the California...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Community meetings about alternatives to controversial tunnel or highway extensions to connect the Long Beach (710) and Foothill (210) freeways are set to begin next week, officials said today.
For decades, community members and county and local...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 10:31 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 7:15 PM
A series of at least two accidents involving motorcycles, cars and a big rig killed two people and injured at least two others Sunday, causing a massive traffic pileup and closing three lanes of the Golden State Freeway for hours, according to the...