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Traffic Moving Slowly Around And Through Area Of Kyburz Fire

One lane of Highway 50 is partly back open in the area of the Kyburz Fire. But traffic is moving slowly because it is being metered and drivers are being escorted about a mile by Caltrans vehicles.

07/24/2015

ramps

Across The Top Project Shifts Directions Friday Night

Expect major delays on Interstate 80 Friday night and into Saturday as the Across the Top project shifts directions.

07/10/2015

bridges

Caltrans: Two In Three Bridges In Region ‘Structurally Deficient’

Caltrans crews examined the Interstate 80 overpass at Reed Avenue on Tuesday, a day after a CBS13 photographer witnessed concrete fall from it, narrowly missing cars. Caltrans says it’s a maintenance issue, not a structural one since it came off the railing, but there are about five-dozen other bridges in the area that do have structural problems.

07/07/2015

caught in the act

Police: Nearby Business Owner Posed As Caltrans Employee To Steal Antique Wagon

An off-duty deputy happened to drive by and spot something that must have stood out—a man allegedly dressed as a Caltrans employee trying to wheel off an antique wagon.

05/26/2015

caltrans fire risk

Caltrans Working Feverishly To Clear Brush, Dead Trees Near Roadways

Caltrans crews are working as quickly as possible to clear brush to prevent blazes like the one allegedly intentionally set by a homeless man on Monday.

05/26/2015

preventing deaths

With At Least 14 Dead In Wrong-Way Crashes in 2015, Caltrans Looking For Solutions

But in the other four head-on crashes that were the result of a wrong-way driver, 14 people have died, leading many to wonder what can be done to save more lives.

05/18/2015

fatal

CHP Investigating Fatal Crash On Capital City Freeway

A fatal crash has traffic backed up on northbound Capital City Freeway late Sunday afternoon.

04/19/2015

pipe bomb

CHP: Pipe Bomb Incidents Along Sacramento Freeways May Be Linked

The first pipe bomb was found near Highway 50 and Stockton Boulevard last month, and the second was found on Monday on the northbound Arden Way exit of the Capital City Freeway. The California Highway Patrol say there is little doubt that the two devices were set there on purpose.

04/09/2015

trees brush

Manteca Residents Worried Drought May Have Harmed Trees Along Highway 120

The small trees are held up with stakes, and a Manteca business owner says he’s concerned the trees may have been neglected, and that the project was a waste of taxpayer money.

03/19/2015

pioneer bridge

Cracks Form After $26 Million Pioneer Bridge Project On Highway 50

Caltrans sent inspectors to have a close look at the Pioneer Bridge, and the agency says the structure itself is sound and safe for drivers.

03/19/2015

atheists

Sign For Butte County Atheist Group Targeted By Religious Vandals

Caltrans has since removed the words scrawled on the sign, but the group who paid for it believes the vandals will be back.

01/14/2015

road damage

Caltrans May Pick Up The Tab For Your Car’s Pothole Damage

As the potholes pop up, many drivers wonder when they will be filled and how long it will take, and even if you can get money back when your car is damaged by one.

12/12/2014

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