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Officers at the abandoned car of an Oakland robbery suspect. (CBS)

Manhunt For Oakland Gunman Shuts Down I-580 For 2 Hours

A police search for the man responsible for an armed robbery and shooting at an Oakland hardware store resulted in the shutdown of westbound Interstate 580 for more than two hours on Thursday afternoon, causing a massive traffic jam.



Pedestrian Killed On San Francisco I-280 Ramp

The northbound Interstate Highway 280 ramp to state Highway 1/19th Avenue in San Francisco has reopened after a fatal crash Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

CBS San Francisco–07/12/2011

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Benicia Brush Fire Burns 2 Acres, Damages Homes

A two-alarm brush fire burned approximately two acres and damaged homes near a Benicia freeway Sunday afternoon, a fire marshal said.

CBS San Francisco–06/19/2011

Construction for the Route 92/I-880 Interchange Project began October of 2007 and it should be completed later this summer, 2011. (

East Bay Freeway Interchange Project Nears Completion

For several years now, workers have been rebuilding it, with much of the construction and associated road closures taking place at night.



1 Dead, 1 Hurt, Driver Arrested In Oakland 880 Crash

A crash on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland Thursday night killed a driver and injured his passenger, while the other driver involved was arrested for drunk driving, according to the CHP.

CBS San Francisco–04/15/2011

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Big Rig Mishap Blocks Highway 101 In San Rafael

Traffic on southbound U.S. Highway 101 was blocked after a big-rig became detached from its trailer in San Rafael Wednesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

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CHP Officer Hurt In Novato 101 Crash

A California Highway Patrol officer and a Novato man were injured Monday afternoon when a woman driving on U.S. Highway 101 in Marin County lost control of her car.

CBS San Francisco–12/21/2010

CHP officers stand over the covered body of a pedestrian on U.S. 101 in Burlingame Wednesday morning. (CBS)

Pedestrian Killed On U.S. 101 In Burlingame

A fatal accident involving a pedestrian and two vehicles on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Burlingame closed all but one lane of traffic for more than an hour Wednesday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.

KPIX 5–12/01/2010

Animal Overpasses Proposed for Santa Clara Freeway

You’ve heard of bridges for cars and pedestrians, but how about wildlife? Well, conservationists in Santa Clara County say animal crossings are needed to keep critters from ending up as road kill on Highway 101.


FBI Joins Probe Into Freeway Shooter

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ The FBI has joined an investigation into the case of a convicted felon who opened fire on California Highway Patrol officers after a traffic stop.