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California Department of Transportation

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  • Officials: 405 is best way to avoid backup on 5 and 710 freeways

    Officials: 405 is best way to avoid backup on 5 and 710 freeways
    Motorists seeking to avoid traffic-tie ups at the 5- and 710-freeway interchange after a fatal accident at a construction site early Saturday are advised to use the northbound 405 Freeway, if possible. A motorist plowed into an overpass construction...
  • 5 Freeway reopens at the 710 interchange after fatal crash

    5 Freeway reopens at the 710 interchange after fatal crash
    Authorities have reopened northbound lanes on both the 5 and 710 freeways after a fatal accident at a construction site forced the closure of portions of both freeways for much of Saturday. Lanes on the 5 Freeway were reopened around 7:40 p.m.,...
  • La Caņada History: Fourth of July firecrackers banned

    La Cañada History: Fourth of July firecrackers banned
    Ten Years Ago News agencies from around the world reported the anticipation among engineers and scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the Cassini-Huygens mission, managed by JPL, reached the end of its seven-year voyage to begin exploring...
  • Workers inspect new wire mesh on Foothill Boulevard slope

    Workers inspect new wire mesh on Foothill Boulevard slope
    Three years after a boulder fell from a hillside along Foothill Boulevard in La Caņada Flintridge, work is nearing completion on a $165,000 installation of wire mesh to prevent a similar occurrence. “We’re trying to do it and maintain some...
  • 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 Caņada 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...
  • L.A. prosecutor's work goes beyond the courtroom

    L.A. prosecutor's work goes beyond the courtroom
    Ayelet Feiman fixed her gaze on the graffiti ringing the highway overpass, thinking out loud. "Is it Caltrans property?" she asked, a pen poised in one hand, a smartphone dangling from the other. "Is it city property because it's a city bridge?" It...