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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans

    L.A. bridge connecting Griffith Park, Atwater may usurp Glendale plans
    A $6-million, 302-foot bridge that would connect Griffith Park to Atwater passed a key Los Angeles committee this week — a move that has Glendale City Council members split on whether they should scrap their plans for a similar bridge. The Los...
  • Truck fire closes portion of 5 Freeway in Elysian Valley area

    Truck fire closes portion of 5 Freeway in Elysian Valley area
    Traffic on the 5 Freeway in the Elysian Valley area was stopped Saturday morning when a tanker truck caught fire at a transition road tunnel at the interchange of the 2 and 5 freeways, the California Highway Patrol reported. The truck was carrying 7,500...
  • Truck fire: Dodger fans should plan ahead, use alternate routes

    Truck fire: Dodger fans should plan ahead, use alternate routes
    Angelenos heading to Dodger Stadium should allow for extra time and avoid the northbound 5 Freeway, officials said. Traffic on the 5 Freeway in the Elysian Valley area was stopped Saturday morning when a tanker truck overturned and caught fire at a...
  • 5 Freeway at 2 Freeway remains closed after tanker blaze

    5 Freeway at 2 Freeway remains closed after tanker blaze
    Drivers were urged to get an early start to their morning commutes Monday, as a fire-damaged section of the interchange between the 5 and 2 freeways remained shut down following a weekend tunnel fire. All northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway at the 2...
  • Two lanes of 5 Freeway to reopen, but fire caused major damage

    Two lanes of 5 Freeway to reopen, but fire caused major damage
    Caltrans announced that two lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway will reopen later this afternoon for the first time since a tanker truck fire at the freeway’s junction with the 2 Freeway on Saturday. But officials said they are still not sure when...
  • CHP reopens all lanes on 5 Freeway following tanker fire

    CHP reopens all lanes on 5 Freeway following tanker fire
    All lanes on the 5 and 2 freeways near downtown Los Angeles have been reopened after a huge fuel tanker fire over the weekend, the California Highway Patrol said Tuesday morning. The only closure still in effect is the transition between the...
  • Ron Kaye: Activism and the 710 tunnel

    Ron Kaye: Activism and the 710 tunnel
    Joanne Nuckols has put the people she calls "transportation bullies" in their place for decades. She reels off the long, sordid history of South Pasadena's fight against extending the 710 Freeway through her town, lawsuit by lawsuit, injunction by...
  • La Cañada City Council vows to fight 710 tunnel

    La Cañada City Council vows to fight 710 tunnel
    If transportation officials opt to extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway with a tunnel, La Cañada Flintridge leaders are prepared to fight the project, which they say could have a serious environmental impact on the city. The City Council on Monday...
  • CHP advises low speeds, center lanes for safe driving

    Traffic continued to flow despite flooding Saturday on the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway from the Hyperion Avenue exit to the Glendale Boulevard exit, according to the California Highway Patrol.  About 6 to 9 inches of rain were reported by...
  • Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered

    Alternatives for Doran rail crossing considered
    Los Angeles County transportation officials presented several alternatives this week for a new overpass and other road work in the San Fernando Corridor that would pave the way for the closure of one of the most dangerous street-level crossings in the...
  • Council approves $1.4M for Glendale street project near Ventura Freeway

    Council approves $1.4M for Glendale street project near Ventura Freeway
    A $1.4 million street improvement project along Glendale Avenue near the Ventura (134) Freeway was given the green light by the City Council this week. The stretch of roadway near the freeway is one of the most traveled throughout the city with an...
  • Westbound 60 freeway now open, official says

    The westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway through Montebello have reopened after being shut down for three days, a transit official said. The lanes to the freeway opened shortly before 11:15 a.m., said Patrick Chandler, a Cal Trans spokesman. Meanwhile,...