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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • I-5 project gets complicated

    I-5 project gets complicated
    Under pressure to meet strict deadlines or risk losing tens of millions of dollars related to improvements being made to Interstate 5 as it flows through Burbank, state transportation officials are pushing to change the construction timeline. If the city...
  • Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!

    Smart meters, golf courses and bears, oh my!
    The year 2011 was the year of development. From a huge cost underestimate on Bob Hope Airport’s massive transit center, to news that Walmart was coming to town, to the clog of a large-scale revamp of the Golden State (5) Freeway corridor, the pang...
  • Delays to 5 Fwy. project, debris generate backlash

    Delays to 5 Fwy. project, debris generate backlash
    About 30 people attended a California Department of Transportation meeting Wednesday night looking for answers about a scheduled freeway expansion on the Golden State (5) Freeway. They got their answers, but some weren’t necessarily what they...
  • Caltrans announces night closure of I-5

    Caltrans announces night closure of I-5
    A series of night closures on the Golden State (5) Freeway north of Burbank starts Sunday as crews prepare to construct a bridge connector for carpool lanes on the Hollywood (170) Freeway. The HOV-connector is part of a $140-million project through the...
  • Landscapes steal the show

    The Burbank Art Association’s annual fall art show offers a particularly fine selection of paintings in this seasonal contest. The show is categorized into the customary genres, but it is the landscape class that steals this show. The Burbank...
  • Parolee falls out of tree after hit-and-run crash

    A parolee who allegedly fled the scene of crash on the Golden State (5) Freeway overnight Monday was eventually captured after he fell out of a tree that he was hiding in. The man, Glendon Mullican of North Hollywood, was taken to Providence Saint Joseph...
  • San Fernando Valley roundup: Good Samaritans' families to get bills, Plane crashes in Pacoima

    Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, August 26 — the last weekend before Labor Day. Summer is slowly winding down. A good deed doesn't go unpunished in Los Angeles. The families of the two¬†good Samaritans electrocuted Wednesday in Valley Village...
  • 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...
  • Northbound I-5 to be closed overnight in Sun Valley

    Northbound I-5 to be closed overnight in Sun Valley
    The northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed overnight Monday at Lankershim Boulevard as crews continue work on new carpool lanes. The closure will be in effect from 11 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday, according to the California Department of...