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Marysville Highway Project

Massive Marysville Highway Improvement Project Begins First Phase

Day one of the $46 million project got off to a smooth start on Tuesday as construction crews began grinding down the 50-year-old cracked and bubbled asphalt along the eastbound Highway 70-20 interchange.

06/04/2013

Credit: CBS13

Highway 70 Roadwork Has Marysville Business Owners Concerned

A construction project in Marysville has business owners worried about how detours and closures will affect their livelihoods.

05/31/2013

Aerial view of the lanes to be reconfigured over the Presidents Day weekend. (Caltrans)

Risks Considered In Deciding Opening Of Bay Bridge

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.

05/26/2013

Caltrans Test Truck Crash

Caltrans Rams Truck to Test Safety of New Bridge Rail

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.

05/22/2013

A Caltrans technician tests some of the defective Bay Bridge bolts.

Caltrans Testing Defective Bay Bridge Bolts

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.

05/09/2013

Not Taking a Toll: Government Agencies Avoid Paying

Not Taking a Toll: Government Agencies Avoid Paying

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.

CBS13/CW31–05/06/2013

Caltrans: Honor System Led To $1.9 Million Swindle

Caltrans: Honor System Led To $1.9 Million Swindle

Investigators say a local man was taking exotic trips, and even bought a home, with ripped-off taxpayer money.

04/25/2013

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Rock Slides To Blame For Death Of Calif. Workers

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.

04/25/2013

Malcolm Dougherty won approval from the state senate lead the California Department of Transportation (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Senate Approves Caltrans Chief Despite Concerns

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 […]

04/22/2013

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Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge To Take Years

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.

03/13/2013

Truck flipped on Hwy 50 Hagz

Highway 50 Traffic Backed Up For Miles After SUV Hits 2 Other Vehicles

Eastbound Highway 50 near Watt Avenue is now clear after a pickup truck collided with a Caltrans vehicle and overturned Monday afternoon, officials say.

03/11/2013

A crash on the Yolo Causeway created a traffic nightmare Tuesday morning. (credit: CBS)

Caltrans Warns Commuters Of Westbound Highway 50 Delays

Caltrans is warning Friday commuters to plan accordingly as a detour could affect their drive due to some scheduled maintenance.

03/07/2013

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