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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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Caltrans Fleet Ready To Move Tons Of Snow From Looming Storm

Caltrans trucks are ready to roll in the Sierra as the threat of a storm sparks the first blizzard warnings in the region since January 2008.

12/10/2014

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Caltrans Preps For What Could Be Worst Storm In Years

Last week, a heavy downpour that only lasted a couple of hours flooded part of a freeway. And now, Sacramento is due for another round of rain that’s supposed to be even more intense.

12/07/2014

The mudslide Caltrans crews had to clean up. (Credit: Caltrans District 3)

Crews Clean Up Mudslide On I-80 Near Colfax

Caltrans crews had to clean up a mudslide along Interstate 80 near Colfax early Saturday afternoon.

11/29/2014

The big rig crash that has caused the massive traffic backup on NB Interstate 5. (Credit: Sacramento Fire Department)

Crash Clogs Traffic Through Downtown Sacramento

Caltrans is asking drivers to avoid using northbound Interstate 5 through downtown Sacramento due a crash causing a massive traffic backup.

11/13/2014

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)

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

(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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

Credit: CBS13

Getting Answers Road Tour: Natomas

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

08/30/2014

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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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