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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Girl, 10, a passenger in police car chase in Burbank

    A man was arrested in Burbank this weekend on suspicion of child endangerment after he allegedly led police on a brief chase with his 10-year-old niece in the car. The car chase shut down the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway for 10 minutes early...
  • Intersections set for signal upgrades in Burbank

    Intersections set for signal upgrades in Burbank
    A number of Burbank traffic signals are slated for upgrades this year, which officials say will help ease traffic congestion during the construction of carpool lanes and a new interchange at Empire Avenue on the Golden State (5) Freeway. Officials...
  • Options for 710 Freeway extension discussed at public hearing

    Options for 710 Freeway extension discussed at public hearing
    Accommodating the traffic demands of a population that has swelled beyond the load limit of LA’s freeway systems is proving to be a zero-sum game — at least in the case of the 710 Freeway extension project. On Wednesday, 126 residents...
  • Caltrans, Metro to host public hearing on 710 Freeway extension project

    The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold a public hearing Wednesday evening at La Cañada High School to seek community feedback on a draft environmental report for the 710...
  • City moves forward on traffic mitigation efforts near schools

    City moves forward on traffic mitigation efforts near schools
    Changes coming to the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Hampton Road later this month aim to alleviate traffic congestion, especially in the afternoon when five nearby schools let students out. A Flintridge Preparatory School parking lot nestled...
  • Piece of Mind: The long road toward rethinking transportation

    Piece of Mind: The long road toward rethinking transportation
    Attachments. We all form them, not only to people, pets, personal belongings and places, but also to our daily routines. Some of those bonds are vital to our happiness; some we could shed. There's nothing illuminating in that observation, but I bring it...
  • Civic leaders reimagine 'mobility'

    Civic leaders reimagine 'mobility'
    Now that the California Department of Transportation has released its 2,260-page report reviewing the environmental effects of closing the 710 Freeway gap between Pasadena and Alhambra, the public has until July 6 to share its opinions on five alternative...