Caltrans also said the bridge would cut down on the number of accidents involving motorists and wildlife making the road safer for drivers.
Police Monday were investigating a hit-and-run crash that caused two cars to flip over on the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley.
A pedestrian was killed early Tuesday morning while walking on the 101 Freeway.
The shooting happened after a brief pursuit, according to authorities.
The crash involved several vehicles, according to the CHP.
A man was fatally struck Wednesday morning while walking on the eastbound Ventura (101) Freeway.
A bear was struck by a vehicle on the northbound 101 Freeway in Ventura County, authorities said Tuesday.
Two students from a Torrance high school were among those killed early Monday morning in a car accident in Santa Barbara.
A fatal accident involving a big rig and a car forced a major SigAlert on the Hollywood (101) Freeway Thursday morning.
The southbound lanes of the 101 Freeway in Hollywood were temporarily blocked Tuesday after a big rig smashed into several vehicles.
Wildlife experts are calling for state officials to take action after three local mountain lion kittens were fatally struck by vehicles in recent weeks.
Actor and comedian Chris Kattan was arrested early Monday for DUI after crashing into a maintenance truck on the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley.
Authorities say an early-morning wrong-way crash in the San Fernando Valley has left four people injured, including a suspected drunken driver.
One person was found dead Thursday after a car careened off the northbound 101 Freeway and landed in the Tujunga wash.
Authorities say as many as seven people have been hurt in a major traffic collision in Woodland Hills.