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Gov. Brown Proposes $65 Fee On Drivers As Part Of $3.6 Billion Plan To Fix Highways

Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California’s crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.

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The Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

North Bay Lawmaker Demands Opening 3rd Lane For Richmond Bridge Commuters

Assemblymember Marc Levine is demanding Caltrans reopen a third lane to relieve congestion on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge.

09/02/2015

Traffic

Caltrans Offers $25K Prize For Best Solution To California’s Traffic Woes

Worsening traffic for California commuters has prompted Caltrans to offer a cash prize to anyone who can find the best solution.

08/30/2015

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Caltrans Apologizes For Pacifica Road Work That Caused Traffic Meltdown

The City of Pacifica says that Caltrans has apologized for failing to notify them of road work that led to hours of unexpected traffic congestion on state Highway 1 Monday.

08/04/2015

A crew member extinguishes a fire that broke out underneath a rubber expansion joint on the Bay Bridge. (CHP)

Bay Bridge Fires Likely Caused By Maintenance Road Flares, Caltrans Says

Road flares left by maintenance crews are the likely cause of two fires in an expansion joint on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge, a Caltrans spokeswoman said Wednesday.

07/15/2015

A look at the Presidio Parkway hours before it was scheduled to open to traffic. (CBS)

New Presidio Parkway Reopens Hours Ahead Of Schedule

The new Presidio Parkway in San Francisco reopened moments after 9 p.m. Sunday night, nearly eight hours ahead of schedule.

07/12/2015

A group of people watch the grand lighting of the Bay Lights art installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Maintenance Contract Approved For Permanent Return Of Bay Lights

A maintenance contract approved Wednesday should keep the popular Bay Lights art installation on the western span of the Bay Bridge twinkling well into the next decade.

07/08/2015

Workers overlook the base of the Bay Bridge on May 18, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into Question

Engineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.

06/24/2015

The self-anchored suspension (SAS) tower of the new eastern span of the San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge on August 30, 2013 in Emeryville, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open to traffic a day ahead of schedule. The bridge will be the world's tallest SAS tower once completed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Says 99 Percent Of Anchor Rods In Bay Bridge Tower Passed Stress Test

Anchor rods in the tower of the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span are not broken and 99 percent can withstand a major earthquake, Caltrans officials announced Wednesday.

05/27/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 26:  A worker walks on the bike path next to the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco, California. After nearly 12 years of construction and an estimated price tag of $6.4 billion, the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is set to open on September 3. The bridge will be the world's tallest Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower once completed.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Men Allegedly Caught Stealing Copper Wire From Bay Bridge Bike Path

The California Highway Patrol arrested two people Wednesday who were allegedly caught in the act of stealing copper wire from along the Bay Bridge bike path.

05/27/2015

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