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California Department of Transportation

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  • Street closures slated near Empire Center

    Motorists this week can expect street closures near the Empire Center in Burbank as crews work on the $355-million Empire construction project on the Golden State (5) Freeway, state transportation officials said.   From 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. every night...
  • 'Lexus lanes' are great -- for drivers who can afford a Lexus

     'Lexus lanes' are great -- for drivers who can afford a Lexus
    To the editor: In what universe are toll roads an appropriate way of relieving congestion on public highways? The way to relieve congestion is to provide more efficient, alternative means of transportation, not to limit access to publicly funded roads...
  • In the Pipeline: 405 toll plan another government abuse

    So here we go again. An unelected state government bureaucracy decides on its own to financially punish citizens without so much as a vote. No, the Air Quality Management District has not returned to try to ban our fire pits again after suffering a huge...
  • Clearing Big Sur slide

     
    A massive slide blocking California 1 near Big Sur is taking months to remove....
  • Laguna names 4 to traffic task force for canyon road

    One month after a city-hired consultant unveiled a list of proposals to alleviate traffic on Laguna Canyon Road, the Laguna Beach City Council on Tuesday appointed four members of a task force to develop plans. The task force, led by Mayor Pro Tem Bob...
  • 'Save L.A. Cougars' campaign calls for Agoura Hills wildlife crossing

    With the Griffith Park mountain lion as their poster puma, the National Wildlife Federation and the Santa Monica Mountains Fund have joined forces to raise money for a wildlife crossing at the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills. The "Save L.A. Cougars"...
  • No 405 Freeway toll lanes, forum crowd tells Caltrans

    No 405 Freeway toll lanes, forum crowd tells Caltrans
    Members of the 405 Freeway Cities Coalition and local residents made it clear to state transportation officials Thursday night that they don't approve of adding toll lanes to a stretch of the interstate in Orange County. More than 100 people gathered...
  • Meeting outlines bridge options from Glendale Narrows Riverwalk to Los Angeles

    Meeting outlines bridge options from Glendale Narrows Riverwalk to Los Angeles
    Dozens of residents gave their input during a community meeting Thursday about where they would like to see a bridge built over the Los Angeles River to connect Glendale and the Griffith Park area. The first of three Glendale Narrows Riverwalk project...
  • Mountain lions in Santa Monica Mountains need more room, experts say

    From an urban puma's perspective, the news of late from greater Los Angeles has been mixed. On the positive front, a small population of mountain lions is surviving in the relatively compact confines of the Santa Monica Mountains, where deer are...
  • 405 closure not expected to hamper fair

    A planned closure of the 405 Freeway this summer is not expected to affect the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa, officials say. As part of the $277-million West County Connectors project by the California Department of Transportation and the Orange...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown appoints three to his Cabinet

    Gov. Jerry Brown capped a massive, two-year reorganization of state government agencies on Tuesday by naming three new members of his Cabinet. The secretaries of the three new agencies have been serving Brown in an interim capacity for months. They...