Caltrans Considers Mileage Tax To Help Pay For Needed Highway RepairsThe plan calls for taxing Californians based on the miles they drive to help make up for a $5.7 billion shortfall as drivers go farther on a tank of gas in more fuel-efficient cars.
Caltrans: Leaks Plugged In Bay Bridge Eastern SpanCaltrans has found a simple and cheap solution to eliminate leaks in the Bay Bridge's new eastern span that could cause corrosion and other damage to the cable at its anchorages, authorities announced.
How Does Caltrans Blow Up Massive Boulders Blocking Highways?Caltrans blasting crews are on call 24-7 this time of the year. With one storm after another making rocks more susceptible to sliding, they’re bracing for one of the busiest seasons they’ve seen in years.
Caltrans Shutting Down Important Sacramento Connector Ramp Tonight For Road RepairsThe northbound Interstate 5 connector to eastbound Interstate 80 will be closed starting at 7 p.m. to patch a pothole in the No. 1 lane.
Work On Dangerous Stretch Of I-5 In Sacramento To Impact TrafficDrivers on Interstate 5 should expect delays on Monday and Tuesday as Caltrans crews work to make a dangerous stretch of freeway safer.
Southbound Highway 99 Blocked Past Elk Grove Due To Big Rig CrashA big rig crash has closed southbound Highway 99 just past Elk Grove for the time being.
Puzzling Press Conference Leaves Many Wondering What Governor's Plan Is For RoadsBrown calls his leadership “brooding omnipresence.” The line got a laugh at his press conference and a quick comeback at the Capitol from state Sen. Jim Beall.
Recent Across The Top Project Crash Data Missing After CHP Computer UpgradeIn the wake of crashes like the one on Wednesday, Caltrans likes to track them to identify potential dangers.
Lathrop City Council Balks At Cost Of Highway Cleanup PlanThe city manager proposed joining the Caltrans program and hiring another city maintenance worker.
Traffic Moving Slowly Around And Through Area Of Kyburz FireOne 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.
Across The Top Project Shifts Directions Friday NightExpect major delays on Interstate 80 Friday night and into Saturday as the Across the Top project shifts directions.
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.