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In this Thursday, May 16, 2019, photo released by El Dorado Veterans Resources/Military Family Support Group (MFSG) shows a stolen tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew, that was dropped from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger riding on a El Dorado Veterans Resources, EDVR's van in Sacramento, Calif. The driver of the van, Tim Page, tells KCRA-TV that he was on Interstate 5 Thursday morning when the yellow-and-red tripod smashed through the glass. The passenger survived but with broken ribs and a partially punctured lung. (Tim Page/El Dorado Veterans Resources Transportation/Military Family Support Group via AP)
May 18, 2019 - 7:48 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van. The driver of the van, Tim Page, tells KCRA-TV that he was on Interstate 5...
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amgen tour
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Keith Menconi
May 16, 2019 - 11:08 am
A gender equity advocate who fought for the rights of women surfers to compete with men is taking on the Amgen Tour of California.
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tesla crash
Photo credit: Yao Ko
Matt Bigler
May 01, 2019 - 11:15 am
The family of an Apple engineer whose Tesla Model X SUV burst into flames after crashing into a safety barrier on Highway 101 last year is suing the automaker and Caltrans.
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Caltrans proposes creating toll express lanes on a stretch of the 101 in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
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Scott Lettieri
March 10, 2019 - 5:30 am
It's been identified as one of the most congested traffic corridors in the nation: a section of Highway 101 between San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. But a three-year, $513-million express lane project that promises to bring some relief has just gotten underway. According to Caltrans, the new...
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richmond san rafael bridge
Dreamstime
Scott Lettieri
February 18, 2019 - 11:06 am
Caltrans says it'll take 10 days if everything goes as planned for repair crews to get the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge ship-shape again.
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Bay Area Traffic
Megan Goldsby
February 14, 2019 - 1:30 pm
It's been the responsibility of the California Department of Transportation to clean up the fast food wrappers, auto parts, remnants of homeless encampments and junk that flies off the backs of trucks and pile up on Bay Area roadways.
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richmond san rafael bridge
Dreamstime
Jeffrey Schaub
January 29, 2019 - 10:40 am
Marin County officials want to open up an existing, unused traffic lane on the Richmond San Rafael Bridge to westbound morning commute traffic. But the lane is earmarked for a pedestrian and bicyclist pathway as part of a four year pilot program set to begin this spring.
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Dreamstime
Margie Shafer
November 01, 2018 - 1:50 pm
Caltrans now plans to “ring the Bay” with more express lanes connecting the major cities of San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland.
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Caltrans proposes creating toll express lanes on a stretch of the 101 in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
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Margie Shafer
September 11, 2018 - 12:42 pm
Plans to create toll express lanes on Highway 101 on the Peninsula and in Silicon Valley have raised complaints about fairness for commuters.
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Big Sur coastline
Dreamstime/Scott Jones
KCBS Radio Morning News
July 18, 2018 - 7:13 am
MONTEREY COUNTY (KCBS Radio) -- After more than a year of work, Caltrans will re-open a storm-ravaged stretch of Highway 1 in the Big Sure region on Wednesday. Some rebuilt sections of the highway sit as much as 250 feet west of the original route. That's because engineers decided to build the new...
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