Latest California Department of Transportation News

No more weekend closures for Southern California freeway

Nov. 18, 2019 2:26 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Repairs have been completed on a major Los Angeles-area freeway that was closed 15 weekends in a row over the past four months. The California Department of Transportation says Monday that a $134 million pavement repair project on State Route 60 was finished early Monday. The...

Iconic stretch of California coastal highway faces closures

Nov. 13, 2019 2:11 PM EST

BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Officials plan to temporarily close an iconic stretch of California’s landslide-plagued Highway 1 on the Big Sur coast this winter when forecasts of significant rain emerge. Highway 1 is a major scenic route for tourists driving between Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as...