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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Burb's Eye View: For now, the fire hall is where they play

    As a rule, they don't make fire halls to host children's programming. For almost 20 years, the Burbank Boys and Girls Club has made this arrangement work — a clever re-imagining of a vacant fire hall has provided an educational and social haven for...
  • A look ahead at 2013 for Burbank

    A look ahead at 2013 for Burbank
    The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a busy year, with several issues rooted in the past expected to come to fruition. While the year ahead will no doubt unleash its own bounty of surprises, here are some issues we can all count on happening in 2013....
  • Pair arrested after allegedly trying to evade Burbank police in stolen truck

    A 42-year-old man allegedly driving a stolen truck led Burbank police on a roughly four-minute car chase on the Golden State (5) Freeway Monday, police said. At around 6:20 p.m., police noticed the man — James Cooper of a Burbank — allegedly...
  • Lane, ramp closures planned for 5 Freeway north of Burbank

    Lane, ramp closures planned for 5 Freeway north of Burbank
    State transportation officials on Friday announced another round of ramp closures for the Golden State (5) Freeway just north of Burbank as part of a massive carpool lane construction project. The California Department of Transportation announced the...
  • Grants slated to boost traffic safety

    Grants slated to boost traffic safety
    Burbank will be getting more than $800,000 in federal grant assistance for pedestrian and traffic safety upgrades along the North San Fernando Boulevard corridor, where officials logged 89 collisions over a five-year period, one of them fatal. The...
  • Lane, ramp closures planned for 5 Freeway corridor near Burbank

    Lane, ramp closures planned for 5 Freeway corridor near Burbank
    Commuters going north of Burbank on the 5 Freeway will have to contend with a series of ramp closures this week as part of a major HOV lane construction project. The California Department of Transportation has announced plans to close the ramps and...
  • High-speed pursuit suspect slammed into 15 cars before arrest in Burbank

    An unlicensed Las Vegas woman involved in a high-speed police pursuit that ended in Burbank Saturday morning was arrested after crashing into 15 cars, according to California Highway Patrol. When a California Highway Patrol officer tried to pull over the...
  • Update: Burbank high-speed pursuit suspect identified as Las Vegas woman

    California Highway Patrol officials have identified an unlicensed Las Vegas woman who allegedly led police on a high-speed pursuit, crashing into 15 cars before stopping in Burbank on Saturday morning.  Tirza Saravia-Reyes, 35, was arrested Saturday,...
  • Las Vegas woman pleads not guilty after allegedly crashing into 15 cars

    A Las Vegas woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two felony counts after she allegedly was involved in a high-speed police pursuit that ended in Burbank Saturday after her vehicle crashed into 15 cars, according to California Highway Patrol. Tirza...
  • Burbank council votes to approve Screenland Drive sidewalks

    Burbank council votes to approve Screenland Drive sidewalks
    The contentious saga surrounding the building of sidewalks on Screenland Drive concluded Tuesday with the City Council, in a 3-2 vote, approving the project despite a vocal push-back by local residents. In March 2011, the Burbank City Council accepted a...
  • Delays on I-5 in Burbank expected for carpool lane construction

    Delays on I-5 in Burbank expected for carpool lane construction
    Detours and closures are en route for drivers on the Golden State (5) Freeway as the California Department of Transportation moves forward with its plan to install new carpool lanes. Caltrans’ $57.8-million effort to construct new carpool lanes...
  • 7-car pileup halts traffic on 5 Freeway in Santa Clarita

    A seven-car pileup had drivers trapped on the northbound 5 Freeway in Santa Clarita on Friday afternoon, after a crash that authorities said began with a hit-and-run left four lanes of the roadway blocked for an hour. California Highway Patrol officials...