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California Department of Transportation

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Top California Department of Transportation Articles

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  • Franklin Elementary to receive new look

    Franklin Elementary to receive new look
    After working for more than a year, parents at Franklin Elementary secured a $1-million grant that will enable the campus to undergo an environmental transformation. In November 2012, a handful of parents who send their children to the magnet school...
  • Newport fights wrongful-death claims

    The families of two dead bicyclists have filed wrongful-death claims this year against Newport Beach, alleging that the city let dangerous street conditions for bikers persist. On April 29, the family of an Irvine bicyclist killed in a crash last year...
  • Fatal crash closes eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for hours

    Fatal crash closes eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for hours
    A fatal crash involving a dump truck shut down the eastbound 210 Freeway in La Verne for much of the morning commute Wednesday. The collision between the truck and a car occurred shortly before 3:45 a.m. near Fruit Street, sending the truck through...
  • La Caņada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park

    La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park
    This summer, vendors of the La Caņada Flintridge Farmers Market will be asked to temporarily relocate to Memorial Park for at least three months as the city resurfaces and makes improvements to its current home in the Caltrans overpass parking lot on...
  • 818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home

    818 Roundup: Flintridge Prep alum killed in Afghanistan mourned, Glendale fire badly damages home
    Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Thursday, June 12. Weather for the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 59 degrees. Your top news stories today:  - A fire badly damaged a single-family home early Wednesday in...
  • Senate reports are critical of Bay Bridge construction oversight

    Two reports prepared for a state Senate committee reiterate that the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is safe, but note problems with transparency, oversight of engineering flaws and purported retaliation against top project...
  • Commentary: I am committed to stopping 405 toll lanes

    What will voters decide when it comes to the impending decisions about taxing and tolling today's totally tapped-out drivers? The California Department of Transportation, under the administration of Gov. Jerry Brown, continues to pressure local...
  • Commentary: The taxpayers didn't vote for a toll road

    It's simply highway robbery. Caltrans is trying to hijack traffic lanes that would have already been paid for by our local tax dollars on the San Diego Freeway and turn them into toll lanes. For several years now, Orange County cities along the 405...
  • Closures announced for 5 Freeway construction

    Closures announced for 5 Freeway construction
    Motorists can expect another round of closures this week on the Golden State (5) Freeway as Caltrans continues to work on the $355 million Empire interchange construction project. Through Friday, workers will remove concrete pavement and vegetation on...
  • Downtown residents express frustrations with Made in America

    Downtown residents express frustrations with Made in America
    As crews are working to transform downtown's Grand Park into the Budweiser Made in America festival, local residents gathered at the nearby Caltrans headquarters to express confusion and frustration just days before the two-day concert was scheduled to...
  • 'Badly decomposed' body found in 605 Freeway storm drain

    'Badly decomposed' body found in 605 Freeway storm drain
    A man's "badly decomposed" body was found early Thursday in a storm drain on the southbound 605 Freeway in Lakewood. A worker for the California Department of Transportation discovered the body about 1:30 a.m. in the storm drain at Carson Street,...