Homeless people were camping in an area where up to 100 recycling bins burned Wednesday afternoon near the University Avenue off-ramp from Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley, but it remains unclear how the fire started, the city’s acting fire chief said Thursday.
Firefighters have controlled a fire near the Berkeley Interstate 80 University offramp Wednesday afternoon that possibly started with an explosion in a methamphetamine lab, the city’s acting fire chief said.
Two subcontractors working on a lane restriping project on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in Fairfield Thursday evening were struck and injured by an alleged drunk driver.
Three eastbound lanes and two westbound lanes on the western span of the bridge were closed after a large pothole was discovered Wednesday evening, according to Caltrans spokesman Andrew Gordon.
The cost to demolish the old cantilevered eastern section of the Bay Bridge is on the rise, but Caltrans officials say they could be able to recoup some of the cost in the end.
The Solano County Sheriff’s Office has identified the Sacramento man who was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer in Dixon Monday evening as 42-year-old Webster Lee.
A suspect in an armed assault involving a sawed-off shotgun in Sacramento and a car theft in Concord was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer in Dixon Monday evening, a CHP spokesman said.
All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley have reopened after a trailer detached from a big rig and blocked the slow lane of traffic Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
All lanes of westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond have reopened following a fatal crash that blocked traffic Friday morning.
A 15-year, $820-million rehabilitation project of the interstate between Auburn and the Nevada line is expected to wrap up by October 15.