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LA Metro reveals 40-year, $120 billion transportation plan

LA Metro reveals 40-year, $120 billion transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Mar 22, 2016

The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority has ambitious plans for the city if a newly revealed plan passes in November. The ...

California lowers gas tax by 2.2 cents per gallon

California lowers gas tax by 2.2 cents per gallon

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 25, 2016

While states like Missouri, Alabama and Mississippi are considering raising their gas taxes to better fund infrastructure, California's tax board ...

VIDEO: Caltrans dismantles 504-foot long section of old Bay Bridge

VIDEO: Caltrans dismantles 504-foot long section of old...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 16, 2016

The California Department of Transportation recently dismantled a massive chunk of the old Bay Bridge in Oakland. According to Caltrans, the department ...

Caltrans ordered to pay $12 million for construction crews’ exposure to fungus

Caltrans ordered to pay $12 million for construction...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 02, 2016

The California Department of Transportation has been ordered to pay close to $12 million to five contracted construction employees for exposing them to ...

VIDEO: Caltrans workers clear Highway 299 after a landslide

VIDEO: Caltrans workers clear Highway 299 after a...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 01, 2016

A minor landslide earlier this month turned into a much larger problem in California after El Nino pounded northern California. The ...

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans use explosives to move a 20-ton boulder

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans use explosives to move a 20-ton...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 21, 2016

A 20-ton boulder blocking a rural road might seem like an pretty difficult thing to move, but not when you have ...

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund road construction

California governor proposes annual vehicle fee to fund...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 14, 2016

California needs more money for its aging roads and bridges, but with so many electric and hybrid vehicle drivers, the ...

Signs commemorate death of road worker on California highway

Signs commemorate death of road worker on California...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 12, 2016

A California county has honored a road worker who was killed on the job in October by not only dedicating a ...

California county names roadway after road worker killed in October

California county names roadway after road worker...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 15, 2015

A California county has decided to honor a road worker who was killed in October by naming a section of the ...

Study: No ‘significant difference’ between cost of gas tax and RUC on California drivers

Study: No ‘significant difference’ between...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Nov 11, 2015

Fuel efficient cars have been a boon for the environment and the wallets of drivers, but it's had the side ...

Spreading his love for the work has been key to this California excavation contractor’s success

Spreading his love for the work has been key to this...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 06, 2015

Although a star football player in high school, Dave Spurr had the sense to realize that only a rare few ...

Crews uncover mammoths and other Ice Age fossils while grading jobsite near San Diego

Crews uncover mammoths and other Ice Age fossils while...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 23, 2015

While grading the site of a new home development near San Diego, construction crews uncovered fossils paleontologists have dated all ...

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