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California Department of Transportation

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  • Northbound lanes of 15 Freeway reopening after bridge fire

    Northbound lanes of 15 Freeway reopening after bridge fire
    Northbound commuters heading home to the high desert should have an open drive on the 15 Freeway on Tuesday afternoon, though southbound motorist will have to wait another day for relief, Caltrans officials said. A day after a wind-driven fire destroyed...
  • Bridge fire leaves Hesperia plan for economic boost in ashes

    Bridge fire leaves Hesperia plan for economic boost in ashes
    The new Ranchero Road bridge and interchange were supposed to usher in new economic life to southern Hesperia. Officials hoped it would draw restaurants, motels and gas stations to lure thousands of Interstate 15 drivers off the main artery connecting Los...
  • City may pause development in Laguna Canyon; group wants long-term plan

    City may pause development in Laguna Canyon; group wants long-term plan
    The Laguna Beach City Council directed city staff on Tuesday to look into the possibility of a short-term moratorium on development in Laguna Canyon. The council had been listening in recent sessions to residents' concerns about proposed and approved...
  • Long Beach Port bridge delayed at least a year

    Long Beach Port bridge delayed at least a year
    The massive $1.26 billion project to replace the ailing Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach will be delayed at least a year, port officials announced. Originally expected to open by the end of 2016, port officials say the bridge that will rise over...
  • Pasadena light rail plans pose alternative to 710 extension

    Glendale officials are watching with anticipation as something unfolds in the city of Pasadena that could affect the outcome of the controversial 710 Freeway extension. Not content to wait until February to hear and respond to the results of an...
  • Caltrans: 5 and 710 freeway closures could last until midnight

    Caltrans: 5 and 710 freeway closures could last until midnight
    A major freeway interchange near downtown Los Angeles may remain closed until midnight after a motorist on the northbound 5 Freeway plowed into an overpass construction site early Saturday, killing the driver and injuring the passenger.  The crash...
  • Officials: 405 is best way to avoid backup on 5 and 710 freeways

    Officials: 405 is best way to avoid backup on 5 and 710 freeways
    Motorists seeking to avoid traffic-tie ups at the 5- and 710-freeway interchange after a fatal accident at a construction site early Saturday are advised to use the northbound 405 Freeway, if possible. A motorist plowed into an overpass construction...
  • 5 Freeway reopens at the 710 interchange after fatal crash

    5 Freeway reopens at the 710 interchange after fatal crash
    Authorities have reopened northbound lanes on both the 5 and 710 freeways after a fatal accident at a construction site forced the closure of portions of both freeways for much of Saturday. Lanes on the 5 Freeway were reopened around 7:40 p.m.,...
  • La Cañada History: Fourth of July firecrackers banned

    La Cañada History: Fourth of July firecrackers banned
    Ten Years Ago News agencies from around the world reported the anticipation among engineers and scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the Cassini-Huygens mission, managed by JPL, reached the end of its seven-year voyage to begin exploring...
  • Workers inspect new wire mesh on Foothill Boulevard slope

    Workers inspect new wire mesh on Foothill Boulevard slope
    Three years after a boulder fell from a hillside along Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada Flintridge, work is nearing completion on a $165,000 installation of wire mesh to prevent a similar occurrence. “We’re trying to do it and maintain some...
  • Bones found on Pasadena hillside are a young man's, coroner says

    Bones found on Pasadena hillside are a young man's, coroner says
    Human bones found on a hillside in Pasadena in May are believed to be those of a young man, officials said. The man was Latino, 18 to 25 years old and about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, said Ed Winter, a Los Angeles County coroner's office spokesman.  A...