Interstate 680

Authorities on the scene of a big-rig fire on Interstate 680 near Sunol on September 5, 2013. (CBS)

Big-Rig Fire On I-680 Near Fremont Severely Burns Driver

A big-rig caught fire on Interstate Highway 680 just outside of Fremont Thursday night, badly burning the driver and sparking a small grass fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/06/2013

Crews work to upright an overturned big rig on Interstate 680 in Sunol, August 16, 2013. (CBS)

Overturned Big-Rig Hauling Mail Cleared From I-680 In Sunol

All lanes have reopened on northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Sunol Friday afternoon, more than seven hours after a truck hauling mail tipped over, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.

08/16/2013

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Report Confirms Bay Area Has Some Of The Nation’s Worst Traffic

A new report confirms the Bay Area has some of the worst traffic in the country, and drivers should expect things to get worse.

04/24/2013

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Construction Underway On Interstate 680 Widening Project In San Ramon

The project will create auxiliary lanes on the roadway between San Ramon and Danville.

04/03/2013

Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, (inset) Christopher Lacy (Claycord.com/Contra Costa Co. Sheriff's Office)

Investigation Fails To Uncover Motive For Fatal I-680 Shooting Of CHP Officer

Authorities say they will never know what drove a man to fatally shoot a California Highway Patrol officer during a freeway traffic stop.

03/22/2013

(CBS)

Overturned Big-Rig Causes Fuel Spill On I-680 In San Ramon

A big-rig overturned on Interstate 680 Wednesday afternoon, spilling fuel on the road and blocking three lanes of traffic during the evening commute, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/27/2013

Kenyon Youngstrom

Graduating CHP Cadet Class Honors Slain Bay Area Officer

A California Highway Patrol officer who was killed in the line of duty in Contra Costa County last year was honored Friday morning at the CHP’s cadet academy graduation.

02/08/2013

California Highway Patrol on the scene of a crash.  (CBS)

Highway 680 In Pleasanton Reopens After Fatal Pedestrian Crash

The far left-hand lane of southbound interstate Highway 680 near Stoneridge Drive in Pleasanton was reopened after a fatal crash involving a pedestrian prompted the California Highway to completely shut down the roadway.

09/24/2012

Kenyon Youngstrom

4 Receive Organs From Slain CHP Officer, Funeral Set For Thursday

A California Highway Patrol officer killed in a shooting on Interstate 680 last week near Alamo is being hailed as a hero after his organs were donated to four California residents—including three from the Bay Area.

09/11/2012

Kenyon Youngstrom

Slain CHP Officer Donates Organs As Family, Friends Mourn Loss

A California Highway Patrol officer who died of his injuries following a traffic stop shooting on an East Bay highway had his organs donated and is helping save the lives of eight people, according to the CHP.

09/06/2012

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