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California Department of Transportation

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  • Southbound 405 Freeway in Orange County reopens early

    Southbound 405 Freeway in Orange County reopens early
    A four-mile stretch of the southbound 405 Freeway in Orange County reopened to traffic two hours ahead of schedule Sunday thanks to the quick work of a demolition crew hired to remove a freeway connector bridge. The southbound lanes of the 405 between...
  • Trucks aren't allowed on McFadden bridge—or are they?

    Trucks aren't allowed on McFadden bridge—or are they?
    Linda O'Rourke lives in a quiet neighborhood on the northwest corner of Huntington Beach, but the trucks using the nearby bridge on McFadden Avenue have been at the center of a dust up among her fellow residents and the authorities responsible for keeping...
  • Tanker fire: Repairing freeway-connector tunnel to cost $16.5 million

    Tanker fire: Repairing freeway-connector tunnel to cost $16.5 million
    Repairing a tunnel that linked the northbound 5 and 2 freeways and was severely damaged by a fuel-tanker fire in July will cost $16.5 million, state transportation officials said. The repairs will begin in October and are slated to be completed by...
  • Possible pipe bomb closes 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills

    Possible pipe bomb closes 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills
    All lanes of the 101 Freeway were closed at Shoup Avenue in Woodland Hills on Thursday as authorities investigated a possible pipe bomb, the California Highway Patrol said. A Caltrans crew reportedly found the suspicious device along the freeway and...
  • 101 Freeway reopened after bomb squad detonates suspicious package

    101 Freeway reopened after bomb squad detonates suspicious package
    All lanes of the 101 Freeway in Woodland Hills were reopened Thursday morning after a report of a suspicious package was cleared, the California Highway Patrol said. The freeway was closed for about three hours while authorities investigated a...
  • Out of the Blue: If ancient Rome can be progressive, so can we

    While the contentious Village Entrance Project continues to raise everyone's blood pressure, a pleasant little surprise slid through the City Council on Tuesday: City staff has succeeded in procuring a Caltrans grant for $180,000 to fund the Laguna...
  • Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'

    Treat every day like 'Carmageddon'
    In 2011, the closure of the 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles for an entire weekend spawned the term "Carmageddon" in anticipation of a colossal traffic nightmare. It didn't happen. This month, Caltrans closed the 405's northbound offramp to heavily used...
  • Portion of 60 Freeway to be closed this weekend for repairs

    Portion of 60 Freeway to be closed this weekend for repairs
    A portion of the 60 Freeway near Rowland Heights and the city of Industry will be closed for pavement repairs this weekend, the last in a series of 55-hour lane closures dubbed the "Summer Slam" by transportation officials. Beginning at 10 p.m. Friday,...
  • Chris Brown calls D.A. 'racist' for upping community labor hours

    Chris Brown calls D.A. 'racist' for upping community labor hours
    In a bizarre rant on Twitter, singer Chris Brown complained about having to do an additional 1,000 hours of community labor for his assault on Rihanna and called the Los Angeles County district attorney "racist." Brown and his attorney, Mark Geragos,...
  • 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...