The highway was completely shut down for about an hour beginning around 11 a.m. when an excavation crew knocked down a power pole on Hembree Lane parallel to the highway, causing power and phone lines to droop across lanes of traffic.
It’s been just over three months since the Golden Gate Bridge laid off toll takers and switched to an all-electronic system. While bridge officials made the move to save money, one motorcyclist may have found a flaw in the system.
Two drivers narrowly escaped injury when a large eucalyptus tree fell from a hillside and landed across three lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 near Sausalito this morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
A woman was sentenced to six years in prison for causing a car accident in 2012 that killed three people and injured 16 on U.S. Highway 101, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Construction on the new Presidio Parkway was stopped twice this week after work crews discovered old explosives on the former military base.
A motorcyclist was critically injured in a crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
All lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Sausalito have reopened following an injury collision caused by boulders and hillside debris in the roadway Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A Fairfield man suffered major injuries when he was ejected from his motorcycle and fell 40 feet from an overpass onto U.S. Highway 101 near Novato this morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Highway workers have unearthed artifacts used by a Native American tribe as part of a paving project along Highway 101 north of Novato.
One lane of the Golden Gate Bridge remained closed Tuesday afternoon after the road deteriorated during the morning commute, forcing emergency repairs.