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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

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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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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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State Worker Free Following Fraud Arrest, 2nd Still Behind Bars

A state worker walked out of jail one day after he and another state employee were arrested on allegations of taking bribes.

07/24/2013

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State Workers Arrested In Fraud, Kickback Investigation

Stephanie Clark, an employee of the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Danny Compson, a Caltrans worker, are both facing fraud and corruption charges after an anonymous tip.

07/23/2013

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Opening Of New Bay Bridge Span Delayed Until At Least December

An oversight committee says the eastern San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge will not open as scheduled on Labor Day as a contractor repairs cracked seismic safety bolts.

07/08/2013

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Caltrans Awards $250M To Public Transit, Air Quality Improvement Projects

Caltrans has awarded nearly $250 million to the improvement of public transit and air quality across the state.

06/05/2013

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