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California Department of Transportation

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  • Worker killed after bridge collapses onto 91 Freeway in Riverside

    Worker killed after bridge collapses onto 91 Freeway in Riverside
    A construction worker was killed early Sunday when part of a bridge collapsed onto the 91 Freeway in Riverside, California Highway Patrol officials said. The worker was part of a contracted crew tearing down an old railroad bridge over the freeway...
  • W/B 91 Freeway open after Riverside bridge collapse kills worker

    W/B 91 Freeway open after Riverside bridge collapse kills worker
    All westbound lanes of the 91 Freeway in Riverside were opened Sunday afternoon after a bridge collapse killed a 59-year-old construction worker from Long Beach, transportation officials said. The eastbound lanes remained closed as of 1:30 p.m., but...
  • One killed when Riverside bridge collapses onto 91 Freeway

    One killed when Riverside bridge collapses onto 91 Freeway
    A 59-year-old construction worker was killed early Sunday when an old railroad bridge he was helping demolish collapsed, causing the man to fall onto the 91 Freeway in Riverside. The worker — identified by coroner's officials as Okesene Faasalele,...
  • Bridging over downtown's homeless

    An interesting concept: Try to make one developer create vibrant pedestrian life on a downtown L.A. street that has none, and where a collection of powerful local institutions have chosen not to. ("Downtown bridge that would let tenants bypass homeless...
  • 4 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash on I-10 near Blythe

    4 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash on I-10 near Blythe
    Four people were killed and dozens others were hospitalized after a charter bus headed west on Interstate 10 near Blythe crashed and overturned early Wednesday when the driver tried to avoid steel pipes that were strewn on the highway from a jackknifed...
  • California bus crash: Company has no major safety violations

    California bus crash: Company has no major safety violations
    The company involved in the Interstate 10 bus crash in Blythe that left four dead and dozens injured has had no significant safety violations or vehicle maintenance issues in at least the last two years, according to federal records.  El Paso–...
  • 4 killed, 20 injured in California bus crash on 1-10 near Arizona

    4 killed, 20 injured in California bus crash on 1-10 near Arizona
    Four people were killed and 20 more injured early Wednesday when the bus they were riding in overturned on Interstate 10 near Arizona as it tried to avoid a batch of steel pipes spilling out from a jackknifed big rig, officials said. The crash...
  • Mailbag: Canyon doesn't fit needs of homeless

    I found David Peck's letter, "Let fight for shelter be as successful as first go-round," (May 16) intriguing. Peck recalled the uproar over the initial site proposed for Laguna's now 25-year-old Friendship Shelter. "We found a potential site in the...
  • La Cañada council receives update on 210 Freeway rehab

    Members of the La Cañada Flintridge City Council were updated Monday by a Caltrans representative on the status of the 210 (Foothill) Freeway Pavement Rehabilitation Project, a three-year, $148.5-million construction effort that will begin in October....
  • Carpoolers, meet the (hopefully less congested) 405

     Carpoolers, meet the (hopefully less congested) 405
    And so, after four years and more than a billion dollars of work on the 405 Freeway, after marathon weekend closures of lanes (Carmageddons I and II and Jamzilla), after obstacle courses of orange cones and K-rails, after widening three bridges and...
  • New carpool lane on northbound 405 finally opens

    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...