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California Department of Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Fire at bridge construction site closes Interstate 15 in Hesperia

    Fire at bridge construction site closes Interstate 15 in Hesperia
    Interstate 15 in Hesperia was closed in both directions Monday after a fire broke out at a bridge construction site. The San Bernardino County Fire Department said workers were cutting reinforced steel bars with torches when the bridge's wood...
  • 15 Freeway closed for up to 2 days after bridge construction fire

    The 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass will be closed in both directions for one to two days because of a huge blaze that broke out at a bridge construction site, state transportation officials said Monday evening. The fire at the Ranchero Road overpass in...
  • Fire may close Interstate 15 in Cajon Pass for two days

    Fire may close Interstate 15 in Cajon Pass for two days
    Heavily traveled Interstate 15 will be closed in both directions in the Cajon Pass for as long as two days because of a huge fire that broke out at a bridge construction site Monday afternoon, state transportation officials said. The fire at 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....
  • 15 Freeway shutdown: Crews tear down smoldering bridge

    15 Freeway shutdown: Crews tear down smoldering bridge
    Crews were using heavy equipment Monday night to tear down the smoldering skeleton of a huge bridge overpass that was engulfed in flames, forcing officials to shut down the 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass and snarling traffic for miles on the heavily...
  • Lanes closures expected on Golden State (5) Freeway during construction

    Transportation officials are warning motorists about a number of lane closures this week that are part of the $355 million Empire interchange construction project in Burbank. From Wednesday to Friday, up to two lanes of the Golden State (5) Freeway...
  • La Cañada history: Four crowned 1984 Rio Hondo League track champions

    La Cañada history: Four crowned 1984 Rio Hondo League track champions
    Ten Years Ago Workers began digging up the asphalt and removing shrubbery at a Caltrans park and ride lot on Foothill Boulevard near the 2 Freeway entrance. The work was being done as preparation for turning the property into La Cañada's newest park,...
  • Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening

    Bob Hope Airport transportation center nears opening
    The grand opening of a new transportation center at Burbank's Bob Hope Airport, which broke ground almost two years ago, will be held late next month, according to airport officials. The $112-million project, which combines all car-rental services...
  • 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,...
  • A drier California than ever? Pretty much.

    The last 12 months have been the driest on record in California, and this, on the heels of two below-normal years, prompted Gov. Jerry Brown to declare that the state is in a drought emergency. Ours is a state that relies heavily on the winter storms that...