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Delayed 405 Expansion Project Likely To Go Over Budget

When completed, the 405 expansion project will create the nation’s longest High Occupancy Vehicle Lane – or carpool lane – running a continuous 48 miles. It is also likely to come in over its $1.1 billion budget.

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91 Freeway Shut Down In Riverside Due To Widening Project

The 91 Freeway in Riverside will be shut down for part of this week in what some officials are calling “Carmageddon” in the Inland Empire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2012

McKay, 53, of Lake Forest, had been missing since Labor Day when she took off in her SUV without telling friends or family where she was going. (credit: OC Sheriff's Department)

Autopsy Set After Body Of Missing Lake Forest Woman Is Found Under Bridge

The body of a missing Orange County woman who had been the subject of a week-long search has been found, authorities said.


Director Tony Scott at the premiere of 2010's "Unstoppable." He often wore his trademark red baseball cap. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Entertainment)

‘Top Gun’ Director Tony Scott Commits Suicide By Jumping Off Bridge

An autopsy was planned Monday for famed director Tony Scott, who apparently committed suicide by leaping to his death from a bridge, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2012

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Safety Inspection Fears Over Bay Area Bridges May Extend To SoCal

An investigation into safety testing practices used on Northern California bridges is raising questions about structures here in the Southland.


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Pomona Freeway Bridge Destroyed By Tanker Fire To Reopen Early

Five months after being destroyed by a tanker truck fire, the Paramount Boulevard bridge over the 60 Freeway is set to open just in time for the Monday morning commute.


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Traffic Backed Up For Miles Following Deadly Crash On 405 Freeway In Van Nuys

Traffic is backed up for miles on the northbound 405 Freeway as crews work to remove a pickup truck that collided into a freeway bridge.


Armored Truck Teeters Over Side Of Bridge In Boyle Heights

Crews were working to secure an armored truck teetering over the side of a bridge Friday afternoon.


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60 Freeway Will Be Closed Until At Least Friday After Tanker Truck Inferno

Commuters are still experiencing freeway gridlock after Wednesday afternoon’s tanker truck inferno on the eastbound 60 Freeway.

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Caltrans Accused Of Falsifying Bridge Safety Reports

Cal Trans safety inspection reports for several Southland bridges were fabricated, according to a new investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2011

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The Real ‘Carmageddon’? 405 Bridge Work Slows School Commuters

A separate replacement bridge would have kept the Mulholland bridge at four lanes rather than two, but that idea was recently vetoed by neighborhood groups.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/29/2011

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Pasadena Firm Says It’s Not Liable For Minnesota Bridge Collapse

The Minnesota Supreme Court is considering whether to block a firm from being sued by the state of Minnesota over the deadly Interstate 35W bridge collapse.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/11/2011

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C-Minus For Safety, But LA Bridges ‘In Good Shape’

Engineers note that while over half of the city’s 600 bridges got a top grade for safety, a lack of funds has slowed replacements or retrofits on dozens of others.


Plans For $1B Long Beach Bridge To Be Unveiled Monday

Plans are being unveiled in Long Beach for a $1 billion bridge to replace a crumbling span near the Queen Mary.



Demolition Prompts Closures On 405 Freeway

Sections of the 405 Freeway will be closed at night during the next five days due to demolition work on the northern half of the Skirball Center Drive bridge.