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Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

MTC Uses High-Tech Traffic Reporting To Decongest Bay Area Freeways

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission believes that with these traffic reporting technologies, it will be possible to squeeze another 20 percent efficiency out of Bay Area freeways.

07/25/2014

The 70th Anniversary Of The D-Day Landings Are Commemorated In Normandy

Jump On Tomorrow: Obama In The Bay, Caltrans Bridge Demolition, New Bitcoin Rules

Traffic could be bad as President Obama and Hillary Clinton will be in the Bay Area Wednesday. Pacifica residents could get a rude awakening as Caltrans demolishes a bridge. New rules to regulate Bitcoin will be published to help regulate the cryptocurrency.

07/22/2014

Crews working on the Interstate Highway 280 retrofit Memorial Day weekend. (CBS SF)

Crews Finish I-280 Construction Project Ahead Of Schedule

A portion of Interstate Highway 280 in San Francisco reopened Sunday evening after being closed for construction during the holiday weekend, Caltrans officials said.

07/06/2014

Crews working on the Interstate Highway 280 retrofit Memorial Day weekend. (CBS SF)

July Fourth Weekend Shutdown Of Stretch Of I-280 Begins Wednesday Night

The Fourth of July weekend closure of a portion of Interstate 280 in San Francisco begins Wednesday night.

07/02/2014

A car travels along the express lane on northbound Interstate 680 in Fremont. (Metropolitan Transportation Commission)

New Lanes To Ease I-680 Traffic In Danville, San Ramon

Motorists on Interstate Highway 680 in Danville and San Ramon will soon have an easier, safer time merging onto the busy freeway.

06/25/2014

Carquinez Bridge

Caltrans Finds Problems With Seismic Joint On Carquinez Bridge

Caltrans inspectors last month found a damaged seismic expansion joint showing signs of premature wear on the westbound side of the Carquinez Bridge, agency officials said Thursday.

06/05/2014

Alviso Marina County Park (http://www.sccgov.org)

CHP ID’s Body Spotted By Kayaker Near Alviso Marina As Missing Caltrans Employee

The Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office identified the body as 54-year-old James Allan Collier, of Clearlake.

05/31/2014

Aerial view of Interstate 280 flyover in San Francisco at Sixth St. exit ramp (left). (CBS)

Weekend Construction Project On I-280 Completed

A piece of Southbound Interstate 280 in San Francisco was reopened around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning following a construction project over the Memorial Day weekend

05/27/2014

Image from Caltrans video on 280 segment closure. (Caltrans)

Portion Of Interstate 280 In San Francisco To Be Closed For Repairs Over Memorial Day Weekend

This is the first of a series of closures of southbound 280 this year over holiday weekends, as Caltrans works to repair four broken hinges.

05/21/2014

Michael Bondi Metal Design in Richmond crafted a new troll for the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (CBS)

New Troll Installed To Protect Drivers On New Eastern Span Of The Bay Bridge

Eight months after opening to traffic, a new metal troll was secretly installed last week to protect travelers on the new Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge.

05/13/2014

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