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California Department of Transportation

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  • All lanes of 91 Freeway reopened after downed cables are cleared

    All lanes of 91 Freeway reopened after downed cables are cleared
    The westbound lanes of the 91 Freeway in Anaheim were reopened Tuesday after crews cleared downed cables, officials said. All lanes of the 91 Freeway at the 57 Freeway were reopened about 1:20 p.m. after crews cleared the cables, though they were...
  • Laguna Canyon getting light at college site

    Following complaints about pedestrian safety on Laguna Canyon Road, Caltrans is planning to install a traffic signal in front of Laguna College of Art + Design. The signal system would replace the current flashing yellow light on the road outside the...
  • Opponents of Millennium Hollywood skyscrapers sue developer, city

    Opponents of Millennium Hollywood skyscrapers sue developer, city
    Opponents of the Millennium Hollywood skyscraper project filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the developer and the city, seeking to overturn the city’s approval of 39- and 35-story towers. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court,...
  • Caltrans plans are in conflict with EPA

    In an article in Monday's Los Angeles Times the EPA publicly acknowledges that nearly one million Southern Californians are at a greater risk of respiratory illness because they live within 300 feet of a freeway. It has been suggested that “...
  • Crossing is too costly not to finish

    I drive by the now blocked intersection at Broadway/Brazil and San Fernando Road every morning on my way to work. I have watched in amazement as a perfectly good 50-year-old railroad-grade crossing was turned into a modern safe edifice. It looks like...
  • La Cañada History: 'Drive 25' grassroots movement kept speed down

    La Cañada History: 'Drive 25' grassroots movement kept speed down
    Ten Years Ago For the third year, the grass-roots, community-based effort known as “Drive 25” to reduce the speed of cars around school sites was renewed as the new school year got underway in La Cañada Unified. Twenty Years Ago It was...
  • In the Bay Area, they're placing their truss in the bridge troll

    In the Bay Area, they're placing their truss in the bridge troll
    OAKLAND — The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is closed to traffic this Labor Day weekend as workers scramble to ready the new, much-delayed and over-budget eastern span for Tuesday morning's commuters. During its 16-year construction, the...
  • Vincent Thomas Bridge will close Labor Day morning for marathon

    Vincent Thomas Bridge will  close Labor Day morning for marathon
    The Vincent Thomas Bridge will be closed Labor Day from 4 a.m. to 11 a.m. for a marathon and half-marathon, a Caltrans spokeswoman said Sunday. All ramps as well as the entire bridge from San Pedro to Long Beach will be closed for the race, during which...
  • New Bay Bridge troll is unveiled by Caltrans on Twitter

    New Bay Bridge troll is unveiled by Caltrans on Twitter
    OAKLAND -- As myriad officials celebrated the imminent opening of the long-awaited eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, there was a singular star: The Bay Bridge troll. Crafted 24 years ago by a blacksmith and artist and slyly...
  • Los Angeles County supervisors strengthen vicious dog rules

    Los Angeles County supervisors strengthen vicious dog rules
    Los Angeles County's supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to strengthen the county's regulations on vicious dogs in the wake of a dog attack that killed a woman in the Antelope Valley town of Littlerock in May. The new rules expand the definition of...
  • Three possible candidates stay out of race for San Diego mayor

    Three possible candidates stay out of race for San Diego mayor
    SAN DIEGO -- Three potential candidates for San Diego mayor said thanks but no thanks Tuesday, announcing that they will not run to succeed Bob Filner. San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts, a Republican, said he will instead run for reelection....