Caldecott Tunnel

(California Highway Patrol)

Commuters Escape Fire Following In Crash Caldecott Tunnel

One eastbound bore of the Caldecott Tunnel was closed for the early portion of the commute Monday morning after a collision between two vehicles sent smoke billowing from the far right bore.

03/16/2015

Cars driving through the 4th bore in the Caldecott Tunnel.  (CBS)

2 Arrested After Pursuit, Crash On Highway 24 Near Caldecott Tunnel

Two suspects were taken into custody after leading authorities on a pursuit on state Highway 24 and then colliding with two other motorists just west of the Caldecott Tunnel in Oakland Monday afternoon, a Contra Costa County sheriff’s spokesman said.

01/05/2015

(CBS)

Injury Crash Blocks Lanes Of Highway 24 During Morning Commute

A crash between a big-rig and pickup truck briefly blocked lanes of westbound state Highway 24 in Orinda during the morning commute Tuesday.

08/26/2014

Cars driving through the 4th bore in the Caldecott Tunnel.  (CBS)

1st Commute Runs Smoothly Through New Caldecott Tunnel Bore

It was a smooth ride for commuters Monday morning on the first weekday since the Caldecott Tunnel’s fourth bore opened over the weekend.

11/18/2013

Car going through the 4th bore of the Caldecott Tunnel just moments after opening to motorists on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

4th Bore Of Caldecott Tunnel Opens To Motorists

The new westbound fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel in Orinda has officially opened to the public Saturday morning.

11/16/2013

Construction on the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel. (MTC)

4th Bore Of Caldecott Tunnel To Open As Soon As Saturday Morning

The new fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel will open by Saturday morning, a Caltrans director said Friday.

11/15/2013

A car fire temporarily shut down the Caldecott Tunnel. (CBS)

Caldecott Tunnel Bore Reopens Following Car Fire

Traffic was flowing normally through the Caldecott Tunnel after a car fire in the tunnel’s first bore Friday morning filled the tunnel with smoke, prompted the evacuation of dozens of motorists and passengers and sent eight people to the hospital.

11/01/2013

Construction on the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel. (MTC)

Caltrans Apologizes For Traffic Snarl Caused By Caldecott Tunnel Electrical Glitch

Caltrans apologized for a power outage that caused major backups at the Caldecott Tunnel Monday morning, because of an inability to switch the middle bore to westbound traffic. Workers were testing the new system out when they tripped a circuit that caused the glitch.

09/16/2013

Crews at the site of the Caldecott Tunnel fourth bore construction. (Caltrans)

Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore Boasts High-Tech Safety Features

The new Fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel will have several escape routes for commuters in the event of a major emergency.

06/19/2012

Chopper 5 view over the scene of a construction accident at the fourth bore construction at the Caldecott Tunnel(CBS)

Caldecott Tunnel 4th Bore Project Reaches Milestone

The Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore Project marked a significant milestone Tuesday afternoon when crews tunneling from its east and west sides broke through to meet in the middle.

11/29/2011

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