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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Angeles National Forest roads to close amid snow, ice

    Angeles National Forest roads to close amid snow, ice
    With a storm on the way, Los Angeles County officials warned of likely closures on roads leading into the Angeles National Forest shortly after midnight Monday. The L.A. County Public Works Department said that based on the forecast of snow and icy road...
  • Cold weather storm could bring hail to tri-city area on Tuesday

    Cold weather storm could bring hail to tri-city area on Tuesday
    A cold, blustery storm originating from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to move down the California coast Tuesday, creating traffic headaches in some places, authorities warned. Possible thunderstorms were expected to affect most of the Southland,...
  • Gatto wants to open Southland car pool lanes for off-peak use

    Gatto wants to open Southland car pool lanes for off-peak use
    Motorists without passengers would be able to use the car pool lanes on the Ventura (134) Freeway during non-peak hours under legislation introduced to address the growing gridlock on state freeways. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said his AB...
  • Money found for third Foothill Freeway sound wall near Meadow Grove neighborhood

    One more neighborhood in La CaƱada Flintridge is slated to get a little quieter. Last year, officials announced that construction would begin this year for two sound walls to be placed between homes and the Foothill (210) Freeway, near the Meadow Grove...
  • Mother of cyclist who lost leg in hit-and-run pleads for help

    Mother of cyclist who lost leg in hit-and-run pleads for help
    The mother of a 36-year-old Los Angeles cyclist whose right leg was amputated after being hit and then dragged 600 feet by a van pleaded for the driver to turn himself in to authorities. Michele Kirkland’s son, Damian Kevitt, has already undergone...
  • Vacant lot on Foothill Boulevard is getting a lift

    Vacant lot on Foothill Boulevard is getting a lift
    Residents who drive or walk past an open dirt space on Foothill Boulevard will soon have a more pleasant view. A project to turn a Southern California Edison plot of land into park-like grounds is set to be completed next month. It will include trees,...
  • 710 Freeway tunnel opponents try to rally Crescenta Valley to their side

    710 Freeway tunnel opponents try to rally Crescenta Valley to their side
    Opposition to a potential tunnel connecting the Long Beach (710) and Foothill (210) freeways rang loud and clear among the more than 125 Crescenta Valley residents who turned out for an outreach meeting Wednesday night. The forum — organized by the...
  • Glendale City Council candidates meet in Crescenta Valley

    From a view protection ordinance to a restaurant-deficient main street to a proposed freeway tunnel, the Crescenta Valley Community Assn. grilled nine of the 12 candidates for Glendale City Council on Thursday night on issues affecting residents in the...
  • Reward offered in hit-and-run that severely injured cyclist

    Authorities on Monday announced a $25,000 reward for details leading to the arrest and conviction of a hit-and-run motorist who struck and severely-injured a 36-year-old cyclist riding near Griffith Park. The reward from the Los Angeles City Council...
  • Metro votes to block 710 Freeway extension project, studies continue

    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority this week voted to block fast-track funding for the Long Beach (710) Freeway extension over the next 10 years. While the proposal to extend the 710 Freeway to the Foothill (210) Freeway will...
  • Storm to bring snow to local mountains, roads closures announced

    Storm to bring snow to local mountains, roads closures announced
    A late winter storm is bringing rain and possibly thunderstorms to Southern California on Thursday and Friday, along with up to eight inches of snow in the mountains. Rainfall amounts will vary, with the potential for brief heavy downpours and small...
  • Angeles National Forest: Roads will close Thursday night

    Roads leading to the Angeles National Forest will close tonight in anticipation of snow. The Angeles Forest Highway from Aliso Canyon Road to the Angeles Crest Highway and the Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road from Angeles Forest Highway to the Angeles...