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California Department of Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Montebello councilwoman's husband pleads guilty in drug case

    Montebello councilwoman's husband pleads guilty in drug case
    The husband of a Montebello councilwoman who was charged with selling methamphetamine near a school pleaded guilty Thursday. Ruben Guerrero, 44, entered his plea to one count of possession for sale of a controlled substance and admitted to the...
  • 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...
  • LCAD could get traffic signal sooner than expected

    LCAD could get traffic signal sooner than expected
    Caltrans will aim to install a traffic signal in front of Laguna College of Art + Design by Sept. 1, agency spokesman David Richardson said Friday. "I'm not guaranteeing [Sept. 1], but if we're lucky we'll make it," Richardson said of a signal that...
  • Public officials object to 405 toll lanes, 'schoolyard bully' Caltrans

    Public officials object to 405 toll lanes, 'schoolyard bully' Caltrans
    With the steady hum of morning traffic behind them, public officials from cities along Orange County's 405 Freeway corridor gathered in Costa Mesa on Thursday to decry a state proposal to add toll lanes to the busy thoroughfare. Led by Assemblyman Allan...
  • Senate reports are critical of Bay Bridge construction oversight

    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...
  • 818 Roundup: 5 Freeway closures; Glendale man suspected of breaking into home

    818 Roundup: 5 Freeway closures; Glendale man suspected of breaking into home
    Good morning, 818 readers. The high in Glendale on Tuesday, July 15 is 86 and low is 66, according to National Weather Service experts.  Your top news headlines: - Anticipate another round of closures this week on the Golden State (5) Freeway as...