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California Department of Transportation

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  • Mailbag: Canyon doesn't fit needs of homeless

    I found David Peck's letter, "Let fight for shelter be as successful as first go-round," (May 16) intriguing. Peck recalled the uproar over the initial site proposed for Laguna's now 25-year-old Friendship Shelter. "We found a potential site in 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....
  • Carpoolers, meet the (hopefully less congested) 405

     Carpoolers, meet the (hopefully less congested) 405
    And so, after four years and more than a billion dollars of work on the 405 Freeway, after marathon weekend closures of lanes (Carmageddons I and II and Jamzilla), after obstacle courses of orange cones and K-rails, after widening three bridges and...
  • New carpool lane on northbound 405 finally opens

    New carpool lane on northbound 405 finally opens
    After countless delays, cost overruns, gridlock gripes from Tesla's Elon Musk and a phenomenon known as "Carmageddon," officials Friday will finally unveil on the 405 Freeway the nation's longest continuous carpool lane. The opening marks a milestone...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale PD arrests man for alleged phone scam, Burbank house fire kills pet cat

    818 Roundup: Glendale PD arrests man for alleged phone scam, Burbank house fire kills pet cat
    Good morning, readers! Today is Thursday, May 23. Weather in the Glendale area will reach a high of 73 degrees and a low of 59, National Weather Service. In the news from your area: - Glendale police have arrested a 62-year-old Los Angeles man for...
  • Possibly human bones found near 210 Freeway ramp in Pasadena

    Possibly human bones found near 210 Freeway ramp in Pasadena
    Los Angeles County coroner's investigators plan to excavate a hillside today in Pasadena after bones that are possibly human were found in brush near the 210 and 134 Freeway interchange. Workers with the California Department of Transportation...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 15 Freeway bridge fire cleanup hampered, roadway may be damaged

    15 Freeway bridge fire cleanup hampered, roadway may be damaged
    A wind-driven fire that destroyed the Ranchero Road bridge overnight in the Cajon Pass also hindered efforts to clear out the collapsed structure and reopen the vital California-Nevada link, officials said at a briefing Tuesday. Construction crews...