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California Department of Transportation

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Bones found on Pasadena hillside are a young man's, coroner says

    Bones found on Pasadena hillside are a young man's, coroner says
    Human bones found on a hillside in Pasadena in May are believed to be those of a young man, officials said. The man was Latino, 18 to 25 years old and about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, said Ed Winter, a Los Angeles County coroner's office spokesman.  A...
  • Coroner: Bones discovered on Pasadena hillside are young man's

    Coroner: Bones discovered on Pasadena hillside are young man's
    Human bones found on a hillside in Pasadena in May are believed to be those of a young man, officials said. The man was Latino, 18 to 25 years old and about 5 feet, 8 inches tall, said Ed Winter, a Los Angeles County coroner's office spokesman. A...
  • Former Placentia official given deadline to repay salary

    Former Placentia official given deadline to repay salary
    A Placentia public works director who earned a second salary working for the city as a highly paid consultant on an ambitious rail project could be ordered to prison if he fails to pay back a large share of his earnings to the north Orange County town...
  • 405 closure: Worker fell 'significant distance' off steel beam

    405 closure: Worker fell 'significant distance' off steel beam
    A construction worker fell a "significant distance" early Wednesday when a 130-foot-long steel beam gave way on the 405 Freeway in Seal Beach, closing all lanes in both directions for most of the morning commute as crews worked to repair the damaged...
  • Pasadena light rail upgrades could trump 710 extension

    La Cañada officials are watching with anticipation as something unfolds in the city of Pasadena that could affect the outcome of the controversial 710 Freeway extension. Not content to wait until February to hear and respond to the results of an...
  • Judge vows to send ex-O.C. official to prison if he doesn't pay up

    Judge vows to send ex-O.C. official to prison if he doesn't pay up
    Six years after an ambitious rail project left a small Orange County city on the edge of bankruptcy, the transportation chief who oversaw the $650-million plan was told he’ll be sent to prison if he fails to quickly pay back a large share of his...