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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 ...

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans install new, safer retro-reflective signs

VIDEO: Watch Caltrans install new, safer...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jan 08, 2016

The California Department of Transportation is installing new retro-reflective signs to replace older road signage. According to CalTrans, the orange retro-reflective ...

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 ...

Second Caltrans worker killed by suspected drunk driver in less than a week

Second Caltrans worker killed by suspected drunk driver...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 22, 2015

Just six days after a California Department of Transportation contractor was killed by a likely impaired driver near San Diego, ...

Caltrans worker dies after being hit by suspected impaired driver

Caltrans worker dies after being hit by suspected...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Sep 18, 2015

A California Department of Transportation worker died Monday afternoon after he was struck by an SUV being driven by a man ...

Santa Ana Freeway (I-5) South Corridor Improvement Project

Santa Ana Freeway (I-5) South Corridor Improvement...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 06, 2014

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is investing $3.2 billion to improve I-5 in Los Angeles County from Burbank to ...

Geosynthetics of all types speed construction

Geosynthetics of all types speed construction

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2014

Geosynthetics of all types speed construction allowing bridges, highways to be built faster and enhance pavement performance Geosynthetics comprise a family ...

The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt

The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2014

As prices for asphalt cement (AC) and polymer have shot up dramatically, agencies and contractors are looking for ways to ...

Long Live Asphalt Pavements

Long Live Asphalt Pavements

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

The perpetual pavement project on California’s I-5 has sparked a trend in the state for asphalt pavements designed to last 40 years ...

Caltrans wants public input on statewide rail plan, webinar set for Feb. 26

Caltrans wants public input on statewide rail plan,...

Posted by Staff Report on Feb 12, 2013

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), which manages two of the nation’s busiest passenger rail lines, is asking its rapidly growing ...

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