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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hollywood Way to close Thursday night during carpool project construction

    Hollywood Way to close Thursday night during carpool project construction
    As part of a multimillion-dollar carpool project on the Golden State (I-5) Freeway, a section of Hollywood Way will be closed Thursday night into early Friday morning so crews can do bridge work. Crews will begin closing the street from Glenoaks...
  • 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...
  • Two lanes on northbound I-5 in Burbank closed for road repairs

    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...
  • Ron Kaye: A seat at the table of power

    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...
  • Interstate 5 lanes reopen in Burbank after big rig crash

    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...
  • Train crossing fix near Glendale-Los Angeles border on track

    Construction work on a railroad crossing on the Glendale-Los Angeles border that has been closed for about a year due to project glitches is on track to be complete by September, despite a massive oil spill in May, according to a city of Los Angeles...
  • Glendale police release surveillance photos of vehicle burglary suspects

    Glendale police release surveillance photos of vehicle burglary suspects
    Police have released surveillance photos of three men suspected of breaking into a car in early June and stealing a backpack carrying money that belonged to a Montrose Farmers Market vendor. The vehicle burglary happened sometime between 3:15 and 3:25 p....
  • Mixed-use project passes first round of review

    Mixed-use project passes first round of review
    Another mixed-use apartment complex may be headed to Glendale as a 180-unit project featuring restaurant, retail and live-work components passed the first round of City Council design review on a unanimous vote Tuesday afternoon. More than 3,800 units...