Close Call For Caltrans Employee Working On TreesIt was a close call for a Caltrans crew member working to cut down some tree limbs in Humboldt County over the weekend.
State Senator Proposes Bill To Allow Advertising On Caltrans SignsA state Senator is pushing to bring much-needed funding for California roads through a public-private partnership that is set to not cost taxpayers a dime.
Vacaville Residents Notice Typo On Brand New Freeway SignThere was a little something wrong with a brand-new freeway sign in Vacaville.
Cracks Mean Caltrans Must Resurface Pioneer Bridge Portion Of Highway 50The stretch of Highway 50 over the Sacramento River started showing signs of cracking shortly after it was resurfaced in 2014. A new polymer was applied to the bridge’s surface, costing taxpayers $26 million.
Caltrans Partnering With Waze Traffic App To Help DriversThe state Department of Transportation is partnering with the popular smartphone app Waze to help California drivers get where they're going without getting stuck in traffic.
State Auditor Warns Caltrans Spending Habits Open Door To FraudThe audit reports the Caltrans maintenance division “has weak cost controls,” which “creates opportunities for fraud, waste, and abuse.”
Caltrans Bracing For Storm With Sandbags Along Highway 70Near Olivehurst, so much water hit a section of Highway 70 that a passenger in a car drowned when a driver went into at least six feet of flood water. That driver was arrested for driving under the influence.
Man Charged With Manslaughter After Driving Around Barrier, Into Yuba County FloodwatersPolice say Neng Yang, 55, was driving on Highway 70 near Olivehurst on Saturday night when he drove past a Caltrans blockade and into the water.
Expect Delays On I-5 Due To Emergency RepairDrivers who normally take northbound Interstate 5 into Sacramento may have to make some adjustments to their Friday commute that's right.
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.