Bay Area Toll Bridge Crossings Down Over 50% During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceWeekday crossings on the seven state-owned toll bridges in the Bay Area have dropped by half compared to last year, as many adhere to the shelter-in-place order brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Newsom Orders Toll-Takers Pulled From Bay Area BridgesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the temporary suspension of cash toll collection at the San Francisco Bay Area's seven state-owned bridges in order to minimize the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: Express Lane Tolls On Highways 237, 580, 680 SuspendedExpress lane tolls on Bay Area freeways are being suspended through at least April 7 due to a dramatic decline in traffic caused by the shelter-in-place order.
Caltrans Oakland Office Closed, Worker Tests Positive For CoronavirusA Caltrans employee working at the agency's office in Oakland has tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting a closure of the building.
Caltrans To Pay $1.3M To Homeless Who Lost Belongings In 'Bag And Tag' CleanupsIn a first of its kind settlement, Caltrans has agreed to pay $1.3 million to homeless residents who lost their belongings during encampment cleanup operations.
Repair Projects Bring Detours, Road Closures Around Bay AreaOvernight road work by Caltrans crews in Castro Valley could slow early-morning traffic for several days while, in the North Bay, bridge work and tree-clearing projects will affect commute traffic for weeks.
Large Puddles On Highway 101 In San Jose Creating Dangerous Driving ConditionsGroundwater is seeping up through the pavement creating large, hazardous puddles on the northbound lanes near the 880 junction.
AC Transit To Consider Bus-Only Lane On Bay Bridge After Unanimous VoteWith a unanimous vote Wednesday night, the AC Transit board decided to consider the idea once again to have a lane just for buses in both directions of the Bay Bridge.
Commuters Avoiding Concord Park & Ride Lot Due To Trash, Car Break-Ins, Homeless CampA popular Park & Ride lot in Concord has turned into a dumping ground. Many drivers said they avoid parking there because of the homeless people who live there, trash, and car break-ins.
Truck Fire, Chemical Leak Shuts Down Lane Of Highway 101 In CloverdaleThe northbound No. 2 lane of U.S. Highway 101 was closed at the South Cloverdale Boulevard off-ramp Wednesday morning when sodium hypochlorite leaked from a burning truck on the highway.
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike Pedestrian Path Closing Overnight For MaintenanceThe new Richmond-San Rafael Bridge bicycle and pedestrian path will be closed every night until Saturday morning for maintenance work.
Caltrans To Preemptively Close Highway 1 At Big Sur When Major Storms Are ForecastOfficials plan to temporarily close an iconic stretch of California's landslide-plagued Highway 1 on the Big Sur coast this winter when forecasts of significant rain emerge.
San Jose's First Tiny Home Community For Homeless People Opens SoonThe city of San Jose is just weeks away from opening its first ever tiny home community for the homeless, near the nearly constructed Berryessa BART station.
Man Armed With Ax, Knife Threatens Caltrans Workers In Menlo ParkAn armed suspect was at large Wednesday afternoon in Menlo Park after he threatened Caltrans workers, police said.
Caltrans Plans Emergency Repairs On Hwy. 1 Along San Mateo CoastCaltrans is planning emergency road repairs for a busy section of Highway 1 along the San Mateo County coast.