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Transition ramp reopened after 5 hour delay

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A large hole developed in a bridge on a freeway transition road as the result of a truck crash and flattened tires on more than 20 cars today. A grid of […]

12/31/2013

A regional map of traffic flow from sensors on Los Angeles County freeways is seen on a computer screen at the Los Angeles Regional Transportation Management Center in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Dim traffic sensors dull how ‘smart’ freeways are

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California’s highways aren’t as smart as they used to be. Buried under thousands of miles of pavement are 27,000 traffic sensors that are supposed to help troubleshoot both daily commutes and […]

11/25/2013

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9 hurt as big-rig hits work crew on the 60 freeway

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a big-rig truck has smashed into California Department of Transportation vehicles and a crew picking up litter on a Southern California freeway, injuring nine people. Spokeswoman Maria Raptis […]

09/18/2013

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Freeway closure this weekend

INDUSTRY (CNS) – The second in a series of 55-hour weekend closures will affect some or all lanes of the Pomona (60) Freeway in Industry beginning Saturday night, potentially snarling traffic for motorists in the […]

07/26/2013

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All lanes open on I-5 after LA tanker truck fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) – All lanes of a Southern California freeway damaged by a fiery tanker accident reopened Tuesday in time for the morning commute, easing fears of a slow traffic slog. All northbound and […]

07/16/2013

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Caltrans warns of ‘Summer Slam’

INDUSTRY (CNS) – It may not be “Carmageddon,” but Caltrans officials warned motorists today that a series of upcoming 55-hour weekend closures — beginning Friday — affecting some or all lanes of the Pomona (60) […]

07/11/2013

Big rig hits bridge being built on I-215

  PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — The California Department of Transportation says southbound lanes of Interstate 215 are closed in Riverside County after a big rig hit an overpass construction project in Perris. Caltrans says the […]

07/09/2013

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Weekend freeway closures in Santa Ana through July

SANTA FE SPRINGS (CNS) – The Alondra Boulevard Bridge over the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Santa Fe Springs has been closed in preparation for demolition work which will begin Friday. Demolition will continue for […]

06/12/2013

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Caltrans to be subject of independent review

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The state has hired an independent organization to conduct a top-to-bottom review of the California Department of Transportation, which has come under scrutiny over safety concerns related to construction on the […]

05/29/2013

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Tanker strikes San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A tanker ship struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Monday, but there were no immediate reports of leaking oil and the bridge was open to traffic. It struck the bridge about 11:20 a.m. while headed out to sea.

01/07/2013

73 freeway closures for 'Hangover 3' this weekend

(CNS) – Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer is criticizing Caltrans for plans to close sections of the Corona del Mar Freeway Saturday and Sunday to allow filming of “Hangover 3.” Righeimer called the […]

10/16/2012

Several freeway closures this weekend

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – It’s not Carmageddon, but sections of the San Diego (405) Freeway will be closed at times this weekend, as well as other freeways around the Southland. In Sherman Oaks, Caltrans crews […]

10/05/2012

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