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California Department of Transportation

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  • Night closures for 5 Freeway in south O.C. over weekend

    Night closures for 5 Freeway in south O.C. over weekend
    On consecutive nights this weekend, the 5 Freeway will be shut down in both directions in San Juan Capistrano as construction crew demolish the southern half of the Ortega Highway bridge. The freeway, a primary north-south artery in southern Orange...
  • A 710 extension will serve all of SoCal

    I've read and reread the endless stories about the 710 Freeway extension tunnel. I've read the letters to the editor. It seems everyone has opinions. Me too. My history with that stretch of freeway goes back to 1961 when a friend declared we'd have a...
  • Fire crews extinguish brush fire near 210 Freeway

    Fire crews and a water-dropping helicopter extinguished a 1 1/2-acre brush fire that erupted near a freeway in Glendora on Friday. The fire was reported about 9:50 a.m. near the 210 Freeway, west of Sunflower Avenue, said Los Angeles County Fire...
  • Why California's 'shovel ready' train isn't

    Why California's 'shovel ready' train isn't
    Let’s face facts: California just doesn’t do trains very well. Now, freeways -- those we’re good at. We’ve got the car culture thing down pat. Getting most places by freeway is a snap: Why, from Pasadena to the beach, you just...
  • LAPD motorcycle cop's minor freeway crash snarls morning commute

    LAPD motorcycle cop's minor freeway crash snarls morning commute
    A traffic collision involving a Los Angeles police motorcycle officer briefly shut down the interchange from the eastbound 10 to the northbound 110 freeway during Tuesday morning’s rush hour. The officer notified dispatch of the accident about 7:...
  • Emerald Bay seeks city support for traffic improvements

    Emerald Bay representatives have asked Laguna Beach to support proposed improvements to the ingress and egress at the main entrance to the gated community that do not include a traffic signal, which the city is on record as opposing. City Manager John...
  • Troubled Bay Bridge span prepped to open around Labor Day weekend

    Troubled Bay Bridge span prepped to open around Labor Day weekend
    OAKLAND — A state-sanctioned oversight panel on Thursday announced that  officials would press ahead with plans to open the troubled eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge to traffic around Labor Day weekend. The single-tower, self-...
  • Chris Brown ordered to perform 1,000 hours of community labor

    Chris Brown ordered to perform 1,000 hours of community labor
    Singer Chris Brown agreed to do another 1,000 hours of community labor to resolve issues involving potential violations of his felony probation and the number of hours he completed. As part of a deal, the district attorney withdrew it motions...
  • Chris Brown back on probation, sentenced to 1,000 hours of labor

    Chris Brown back on probation, sentenced to 1,000 hours of labor
    Chris Brown is nowhere near done with his probation now.  The Grammy-winning R&B singer has been ordered to complete an additional 1,000 hours of community labor as a result of prosecutors' accusations that he did not properly report his previous...
  • West Hollywood's new PickUp trolley connects bars, clubs, restaurants

    West Hollywood's new PickUp trolley connects bars, clubs, restaurants
    Cuddling and breakfast not required. At least, that’s what’s written — in large text — on the side of one of the bright yellow trolley buses that will be rolling down Santa Monica Boulevard in West Hollywood during late-night hours...
  • 7-mile stretch of freeway in San Diego County to close for 14 hours

    7-mile stretch of freeway in San Diego County to close for 14 hours
    A seven-mile stretch of Interstate 805 in southern San Diego County will be closed starting at 3 p.m. Sunday for construction, Caltrans said. The shutdown between California Highway 54 and California Highway 905 will last until 5 a.m. Monday....