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California Department of Transportation

Traffic impact

Report: New Sacramento Kings Arena Could Snarl Downtown Traffic

The environmental-impact report projects an additional 1,100 cars heading south during rush hour on a stretch of freeway already known for gridlock.

12/16/2013

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9,000 Non-functioning Smart Traffic Sensors Leave California Roadways Dumber

27,000 traffic sensors that are supposed to help troubleshoot both daily commutes and long-term maintenance needs on some of the nation’s most heavily used and congested roadways.

11/23/2013

guardrails

Deadly I-5 Crash That Killed Teen Happened Just Before Start Of Guardrail

Caltrans officials said there is no standard for where guardrails are placed and that it will differ by highway, because each stretch of road is different.

10/24/2013

Caltrans

Caltrans ‘Shoulder Shoppers’ Clear Potentially Deadly Debris From Roadways

With 32 million registered vehicles in California tearing down the state’s highways and byways, the odds are very good that you’ll hit something in the road.

09/25/2013

Not Taking a Toll: Government Agencies Avoid Paying

Not Taking a Toll: Government Agencies Avoid Paying

Everybody pays whether coming or going from or to the bay area, four to six bucks for the average car, up to 35 for the biggest truck.

CBS13/CW31–05/06/2013