Caldecott Tunnel


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Boxer Touts Federal Transportation Bill In Bay Area

Her proposal would maintain the current levels for the Transportation Trust Fund for the next two years.



Good Question: What’s Going On With The Caldecott Tunnel Project?

Commuters in the East Bay are counting the days until this project is finished. James Perrin asked this Good Question: What’s going on with the Caldecott Tunnel project?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/06/2011



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