Roads

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Heavy Rains Monday Cause Flooded Roadways, Traffic Backups, Power Outages

It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.

12/15/2014

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Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Bay Area With Heavy Rain In Forecast

The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning.

11/30/2014

Traffic at Mineta San Jose International Airport on the day before Thanksgiving. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

On The Busiest Travel Day Of The Year, Expect Packed Roads, Crowded Bay Area Airports

Travelers will have to pack their patience on the roads and in Bay Area airports, as they head out of town for Thanksgiving.

11/26/2014

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Caltrans: State’s Roads In Best Shape Since 2001

Bay Area drivers may complain about potholes and bumpy rides, but the Metropolitan Transportation Commission says that local roads are in fair condition.

04/03/2014

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Thousands Of Caltrans Traffic Sensors No Longer Working

Thousands of electronic road sensors buried by Caltrans under California highways are not functioning, making it problematic for traffic-information gathering.

11/25/2013

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San Jose Will Explore Raising Taxes To Improve Roads

The city council is exploring different avenues to come up with funding to fix some of the area’s worst roads.

03/06/2013

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study Finds California Road Conditions Deteriorating Faster Than Other States

California’s roadways are going downhill, about as fast as any state in the union, according to a study released Thursday by the Reason Foundation.

02/21/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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San Jose City Council Funds 400 Miles Of Road Repairs

Drivers can expect a much smoother ride on some of San Jose’s bumpiest roads now that the city council has given the thumbs-up to a limited amount of funding for priority road repair.

03/28/2012

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Fatal Traffic Accidents On The Rise In South Santa Clara County

A man driving a motor home in South Santa Clara County has become the eleventh traffic fatality in the area within the past two weeks.

11/22/2011

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