Caltrans Looks At Ditching Gas Tax For Mileage TaxBack in July, the department started its California Road Pilot Program: It’s a 9-month trial to explore the possibility of taxing miles driven instead of gas purchased. Instead of paying 56 cents per gallon, drivers would pay 1.8 cents per mile.
Glider Lands In Center Median On I-80 Near Blue CanyonA glider that landed in some trees in the middle of Interstate 80 is slowing traffic in the Sierra.
Across The Top Closure Has Business Owners Along Interstate 80 ConcernedLocal businesses around I-80 anticipate the weekend to be slow with so many possible customers avoiding the area.
Auditor Calls Out Caltrans For Letting Mobile Home Residents Live Rent FreeIt says Caltrans failed to collect nearly $315,000 in unpaid rent and utilities from a San Joaquin Valley mobile home park, and also failed to kick out two tenants who couldn’t afford to live there and one tenant didn’t pay rent for four years.
SB Highway 99 In Elk Grove Slated For Full ClosureMotorists take note: southbound Highway 99 is scheduled for a full closure Thursday night.
'Free Hookers' Sign In Dixon Was Vandalism, Not Prostitution DiscountWhile the hackers may have offered up a few laughs, hold that thought, it's not free entertainment.
Close Call For Caltrans Employee Working On TreesIt was a close call for a Caltrans crew member working to cut down some tree limbs in Humboldt County over the weekend.
State Senator Proposes Bill To Allow Advertising On Caltrans SignsA state Senator is pushing to bring much-needed funding for California roads through a public-private partnership that is set to not cost taxpayers a dime.
Vacaville Residents Notice Typo On Brand New Freeway SignThere was a little something wrong with a brand-new freeway sign in Vacaville.
Cracks Mean Caltrans Must Resurface Pioneer Bridge Portion Of Highway 50The stretch of Highway 50 over the Sacramento River started showing signs of cracking shortly after it was resurfaced in 2014. A new polymer was applied to the bridge’s surface, costing taxpayers $26 million.
Caltrans Partnering With Waze Traffic App To Help DriversThe state Department of Transportation is partnering with the popular smartphone app Waze to help California drivers get where they're going without getting stuck in traffic.
State Auditor Warns Caltrans Spending Habits Open Door To FraudThe audit reports the Caltrans maintenance division “has weak cost controls,” which “creates opportunities for fraud, waste, and abuse.”

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