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California Department of Transportation

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  • 215 Freeway in Perris closed after bridge collapses

    215 Freeway in Perris closed after bridge collapses
    The 215 Freeway was closed in both directions in Perris on Tuesday after a big rig on the northbound lanes hit an under-construction bridge and overturned near the Perris Boulevard exit, California Highway Patrol officials said. The bridge collapsed...
  • California approves big fines for wasting water during drought

    California approves big fines for wasting water during drought
    Cities throughout California will have to impose mandatory restrictions on outdoor watering under an emergency state rule approved Tuesday. Saying that it was time to increase conservation in the midst of one of the worst droughts in decades, the...
  • Northbound 215 Freeway reopens after partial bridge collapse

    Northbound 215 Freeway reopens after partial bridge collapse
    The northbound 215 Freeway in Perris reopened Wednesday morning nearly 20 hours after a big rig struck an under-construction bridge. Crews were working overnight and throughout the morning to clear debris from the northbound lanes, which were closed...
  • Bicyclist group floods council with concerns about safety

    Bicyclist group floods council with concerns about safety
    About 100 bicyclists pedaled to — and then filled — Laguna Beach City Council chambers Tuesday night in a quest for safer streets. They knew the council was expected to vote on an urban planner, and they wanted their voices heard. The...
  • Out of the Blue: A plea from the heart for bike safety

    Last Tuesday night, about 200 bicycle enthusiasts assembled at Laguna Beach City Hall to voice their outrage over the needless death one month to the day of cyclist and Laguna resident John Colvin. They called for the kind of immediate change that...
  • 'No 710 tunnel' activists to march on Fourth of July

    'No 710 tunnel' activists to march on Fourth of July
    Activists opposed to one of the options under consideration for the completion of the 710 Freeway — a multibillion-dollar, 4.9-mile tunnel — have announced plans to march Friday in the annual Independence Day Festival of Balloons parade in...
  • Caltrans warns of freeway closures

    Caltrans warns of freeway closures
    State transportation officials warned motorists this week about a number of temporary freeway closures in Burbank, as well as the long-term closure of the Burbank Boulevard onramp to the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway as part of the $355-million...
  • Man sentenced in crash that killed two construction workers

    Man sentenced in crash that killed two construction workers
    A Wilmington man was sentenced Friday to 34 years to life in prison for a DUI crash on the 405 Freeway in 2012 that killed two construction workers, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.   Yocio Jonathan Gomez, 25, was driving a Ford...
  • 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...