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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Crest-Foothill gas station will reopen

    Crest-Foothill gas station will reopen
    After two years of sore eyes and empty tanks, the 76 gas station on the corner of Angeles Crest Highway and Foothill Boulevard is on the path to reopening at the start of next year. The station sat unused after the previous owner’s lease from...
  • Edison's renewable energy plan awaits green light from FAA

    A Southern California Edison plan to bring more renewable energy to the Southland is in a temporary holding pattern as the utility waits for Federal Aviation Administration clearance to allow helicopters to buzz over La Cañada Flintridge and Pasadena....
  • 710 tunnel could be health hazard

    710 tunnel could be health hazard
    Speaking to a crowd already leery of a proposed tunnel connecting the Long Beach (710) Freeway to Pasadena, a leading smog scientist and asthma researcher warned Tuesday that the roadway could be a health hazard. “Those of us in the area of air...
  • Some Angeles National Forest roads to close as storm nears

    Due to a forecast of snow and icy road conditions, the L.A. County Public Works Department is closing segments of the Angeles Forest Highway and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road starting at 10 p.m. Wednesday. Angeles Forest Highway will be closed from...
  • Closing the 710 gap wouldn't improve traffic

    Those in support of closing the 710 Freeway gap must not travel the 210 very often because this freeway has its share of daily bumper-to-bumper traffic, particularly during weekday mornings eastbound. This is without the heavy truck traffic that would...
  • La Cañada to host 710 freeway meeting

    La Cañada to host 710 freeway meeting
    The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority hosts an open-house meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday about the study of the so-called 710 Gap. Metro and Caltrans are engaged in a three-year environmental study of alternatives for connecting the...
  • Sound walls meeting to be held Monday

    Sound walls meeting to be held Monday
    Members of the public interested in the construction of the first of 21 planned sound walls along the Foothill (210) Freeway are invited to intend an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 30, at La Cañada Flintridge City Hall....
  • Piece of Mind: Magical thinking doesn't drown the freeway noise

    A friend who owns a beach-town condo built all too near the Interstate 5 tells me she deals with the traffic din by pretending it's the sound of ocean waves crashing on rocks. Talk about making the best of a situation. I'm not as imaginative, but admire...
  • Foothill Freeway sound wall design gets going

    Foothill Freeway sound wall design gets going
    Residents of the Meadow Grove neighborhood who are looking forward to construction of sound walls between their properties and the Foothill (210) Freeway got their first look at models of the decibel-dropping barriers at a meeting Monday night. Design...
  • Council adds 710 Freeway voice

    Council adds 710 Freeway voice
    Elected officials from La Cañada Flintridge and two other cities are sitting on an advisory committee for the study of the so-called 710 Freeway gap, despite an initial request from county transportation officials that political leaders not play a role....
  • Metro officials meet with skepticism on 710 gap

    Metro officials meet with skepticism on 710 gap
    County transportation officials came to La Cañada Flintridge Saturday to unveil the options they are exploring to fill the 710 gap, meeting with 75 mostly skeptical people at La Cañada High School. At the open house, representatives of the Los Angeles...
  • Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes

    Liu vows to push sale of Caltrans homes
    Conditions in the 710 gap are slow and go, as Gov. Jerry Brown last week vetoed a bill that would have forced the California Department of Transportation to quickly sell some of the nearly 500 properties it owns in Los Angeles, South Pasadena and...