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OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 24: Members of the media view the demolition of the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge during a tour of the demolition site on March 24, 2014 in Oakland, California. The first phase of the demolition of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is well underway and workers are close to cutting and separating the cantilever section of the bridge at mid-span. Demolition of the entire eastern span is scheduled to be complete in spring of 2016. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Investigation Finds No Retaliation For Bay Bridge Whistleblowers

A California Highway Patrol investigation has found Caltrans did not retaliate against employees who raised concerns about construction defects on the new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

10/03/2014

Traffic backs up during the Fix 50 project in Sacramento.

Researchers Say Sacramento’s Bad Roads Are Bad For Business

Nearly one-third of Sacramento’s roads are rated as “poor” due to cracks, potholes, and other defects.

09/11/2014

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Speed Limit On I-80 Through Natomas Lowered Due To Construction, Increase In Accidents

Officials have lowered the speed limit through the construction zone along Interstate 80 through Natomas from 65 to 55 mph, Caltrans announced Friday.

09/05/2014

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Getting Answers Road Tour: Natomas

New construction, it’s something people in several Sacramento areas haven’t seen in years. But there’s light at the end of the tunnel for one neighborhood.

08/30/2014

Cordelia Fire

Fire Chief: Caltrans Didn’t Cut Tall Weeds Before Fire That Nearly Destroyed Old Cordelia

Fairfield city leaders say the fire started on city property, but Caltrans is responsible for the land on the other side of the fence where the fire spread, jumped on the median, and eventually into Cordelia.

07/21/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 24: Members of the media view the demolition of the old eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge during a tour of the demolition site on March 24, 2014 in Oakland, California. The first phase of the demolition of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge is well underway and workers are close to cutting and separating the cantilever section of the bridge at mid-span. Demolition of the entire eastern span is scheduled to be complete in spring of 2016. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report: Caltrans Overrode Worries About Bay Bridge

A newspaper is reporting that the hiring of a Chinese company to fabricate key components of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s eastern section ended up being a costly choice in terms of both dollars and confidence in the span’s structural integrity.

06/08/2014

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Fix 50 Construction Continues As If Accident That Injured 3 Workers Didn’t Happen

The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health joined construction crews on the Fix 50 job site after three workers were injured by a piece of wood sent flying by a big rig.

04/23/2014

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Interstate 80 Concrete Cracking Already, Will Cost More Than $2M To Fix

The concrete problem on westbound Interstate 80 in Natomas was discovered where a new carpool lane is being added.

04/19/2014

The portion of Highway 50 to be rehabilitated. (Credit: Caltrans)

Caltrans: Highway 50 Revamp to Start 2 Weeks Early

Commuters beware! The project to upgrade the Highway 50 Viaduct is beginning two weeks early, Caltrans announced Thursday.

03/27/2014

Homeless Tracy

Tracy Residents Worried About Unchecked Homeless Problem

They say attempted break-ins and violence involving the homeless camping out behind their homes seem to be escalating.

02/11/2014

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

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

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