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California Department of Transportation

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  • New carpool lane on northbound 405 finally opens today

    New carpool lane on northbound 405 finally opens
    After countless delays, cost overruns, gridlock gripes from Tesla's Elon Musk and a phenomenon known as "Carmageddon," officials Friday will finally unveil on the 405 Freeway the nation's longest continuous carpool lane. The opening marks a milestone...
  • Letter: Clarification of the Park & Ride

    I am the developer referred to in James Stoker’s letter to the editor last week. The reasons the city chose to enter into an agreement with me to develop the Park & Ride in 1995 were twofold: to increase the Park & Ride capacity for the city in a...
  • Port of Long Beach prepares for long-term closures along 710 Freeway

    Port of Long Beach prepares for long-term closures along 710 Freeway
    Long Beach officials are bracing for the closure of a major connector between the 710 Freeway and Terminal Island starting Saturday, part of the massive effort to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge. Traffic headed toward the Port of Long Beach will...
  • 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...
  • 710 Freeway extension EIR delayed to 2015

    710 Freeway extension EIR delayed to 2015
    Los Angeles County transportation officials announced last week that the draft Environmental Impact Report for the 710 Freeway extension project is now anticipated for a February 2015 release. News of the delay comes on the heels of an announcement made...
  • Mailbag: Meeting demeaned the homeless

    Re. "Plan for destitute draws crowd," April 25: Were I a stranger from, let's say Indiana, and wandered into that City Council meeting on housing the homeless, I would have expected the town's downtown to be a virtual slaughterhouse, a bloody abattoir....
  • LAPD officer gets community service, probation for lying under oath

    LAPD officer gets community service, probation for lying under oath
    A Los Angeles police officer convicted of perjury and conspiracy after lying about the details of an arrest in court was sentenced Wednesday to community labor and three years' formal probation. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge George G. Lomeli...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 15 Freeway bridge fire cleanup hampered, roadway may be damaged

    15 Freeway bridge fire cleanup hampered, roadway may be damaged
    A wind-driven fire that destroyed the Ranchero Road bridge overnight in the Cajon Pass also hindered efforts to clear out the collapsed structure and reopen the vital California-Nevada link, officials said at a briefing Tuesday. Construction crews...
  • Fire at bridge construction site closes Interstate 15 in Hesperia

    Fire at bridge construction site closes Interstate 15 in Hesperia
    Interstate 15 in Hesperia was closed in both directions Monday after a fire broke out at a bridge construction site. The San Bernardino County Fire Department said workers were cutting reinforced steel bars with torches when the bridge's wood...