| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:22 AM
State transportation officials on Thursday announced the latest round of planned ramp closures along the Golden State (5) Freeway through Burbank as crews work to build a new carpool lane.
The nearly $58-million project -- which will include a carpool...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The state Senate voted to fund California's ambitious high-speed rail project on Friday, handing a major victory to Gov. Jerry Brown and the Obama administration.
The $8-billion legislation will fund the project's first stretch, covering 130 miles from...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Sunday, July 8, 2012. If you're planning on driving down the 405 this morning, prepare for delays as a main San Fernando Valley artery will be closed from 5:30 until 11 a.m.
Motorists will be unable to get on the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 8:36 AM
State transportation officials this week warned that all lanes of the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway will be closed for five hours starting at midnight Thursday between State Route 118 and the Hollywood (170) Freeway.
The closure is necessary so...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 10:51 AM
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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 3:05 PM
Seeking to capitalize on the lengthy construction projects on the San Diego (405) Freeway and Los Angeles International Airport, officials at Bob Hope Airport will soon launch a $150,000 marketing campaign touting the regional airfield’s...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The San Fernando Boulevard corridor is slated for a major revamp that city planners say will make it more attractive to pedestrians and boost real estate values.
The City Council on Tuesday approved a conceptual plan to revamp the corridor to accommodate...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:26 PM
Two lanes have been closed on the Golden State (5) Freeway at Buena Vista Street as crews work to repair a section of asphalt, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A Sigalert has been issued for the closure, which occurred after the freeway...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:04 AM
It was a triumph of citizen activism — the Pasadena City Council's unanimous repudiation last week of plans to extend the long-stalled Long Beach (710) Freeway through town.
Someday, we might look back at what happened Monday night as a historic...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 1:47 PM
All lanes on the Golden State (5) Freeway in Burbank were reopened at about 1:45 p.m. Monday after a big rig overturned earlier in the morning and spilled roughly 1,000 gallons of fuel.
Three of four lanes were closed shortly after the crash was reported...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
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...