Caltrans and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission officials must consider the risks in deciding whether to delay the scheduled Labor Day weekend opening of the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge or keep traffic flowing over the old span.
A Dodge Ram truck crashed into a guardrail, just as Caltrans engineers planned. At a cost of a $250,000, the crash at this West Sacramento test track would be an expensive ride. But it’s a necessary one for safety.
The investigation into busted steel rods on the new Bay Bridge moved to Sacramento Thursday as Caltrans technicians put some of the bolts to the test.
Everybody pays whether coming or going from or to the bay area, four to six bucks for the average car, up to 35 for the biggest truck.
Investigators say a local man was taking exotic trips, and even bought a home, with ripped-off taxpayer money.
Officials say rock slides are to blame for the deaths of two California Department of Transportation workers who were removing loose rocks above a highway in far Northern California.
SACRAMENTO (AP) — The state Senate has approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s choice to lead the California Department of Transportation, despite concerns over frequent problems at the agency. Even supporters of Director Malcolm Dougherty say he […]
While the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open to traffic in September, the work needed to take down the old roadway is expected to take years.
Eastbound Highway 50 near Watt Avenue is now clear after a pickup truck collided with a Caltrans vehicle and overturned Monday afternoon, officials say.
Caltrans is warning Friday commuters to plan accordingly as a detour could affect their drive due to some scheduled maintenance.
The California Highway Patrol says a crane fell during work on the new Bay Bridge project, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.
Motorists driving through the Marysville area on Highway 70 should expect delays Friday afternoon after a big rig crashed and overturned there in the early morning hours.