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Ortega Highway is seen in this undated photo.

Ortega Highway Reopens After Rock Slide

The main road between Orange County and southwest Riverside County has reopened after workers cleared a rock slide that brought boulders onto the road.

12/14/2014

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Stretch Of PCH Shut By Mudslides May Reopen Thursday

A nine-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway could reopen Thursday, days after three mudslides forced its closure.

12/03/2014

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PCH Closed Indefinitely Due To Mud Slide, Storm

Caltrans has closed a 9-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway through Ventura County for a third straight day as another storm system moves through the area.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/02/2014

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Changes Coming To Orange County Carpool Lanes

A major change is coming to the car pool lanes in Orange County.

11/18/2014

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Caltrans To Close 5 Freeway In Santa Fe Springs At Intervals For Weekend Work

The Golden State (5) Freeway in Santa Fe Springs will be shut down at intervals over the weekend as part of a project to add lanes to the roadway and reconfigure the Alondra Boulevard bridge.

09/26/2014

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Work To Restrict PCH In East Malibu On Monday

Work is slated Monday to shore up a rocky bluff near Pacific Coast Highway that was eroded by high surf that also damaged the Malibu pier earlier this month.

09/13/2014

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55-Hour ‘Cajon Crawl’ Closures To Begin Friday

Crews will begin a series of 55-hour weekend lane closures in the Cajon Pass Friday, known as the “Cajon Crawl”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2014

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Caltrans To Spend $10M On Bridge That Will Allow Mountain Lions To Cross 101 Freeway

Caltrans will build a $10 million bridge spanning the 101 Freeway allowing mountain lions and other wild animals access across the busy roadway.

07/26/2014

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Caltrans Proposes Toll Lanes On 405 Freeway In Orange County

State transportation officials want to install toll lanes on a notoriously congested section of Interstate 405 in Orange County, but local officials aren’t happy.

07/26/2014

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CBS2 Investigation: Transportation Workers Watch World Cup Games On Taxpayer Dime

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein reports undercover cameras found some of these men could be scoring your taxpayer dollars during working hours, sometimes for hours at a time, in the restaurant at Caltrans headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.

07/07/2014

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Several Construction Projects On 5 Freeway To Cause Traffic Delays Overnight

Three separate construction projects on the Golden State (5) Freeway are expected to cause delays starting Monday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/07/2014

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Where Are The Most Troublesome LA Freeway Connectors?

CBS2’s Stephanie Simmons takes a look at some of the most disparaged transitions in the city, including the connector road that keeps eastbound drivers on the I-210 Foothill freeway when passing the 134 freeway.

06/16/2014

(Photo credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

New Project Aims To Ease Congestion On 210 Freeway Through Pasadena

Caltrans and the Department of Transportation are launching a new project designed to ease congestion on the 210 Freeway through Pasadena.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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CBS2’s Stephanie Simmons Explores Necessity, Effect Of CalTrans Sweepers

As CBS2’s Stephanie Simmons notes, the benefits of the sweeper trains greatly outweigh the hindrances, even though many sweeps take place during busy commuting hours.

05/05/2014

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CBS2’s Stephanie Simmons Examines Causes Of Frustrating Traffic At Hollywood Split

While Los Angeles postcards show beaches, delightful weather and celebrity hot spots, the other, disparaging end of the spectrum recognizes LA for one drawback — traffic.

04/28/2014

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