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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

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