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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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