California Department of Transportation


Mount Vernon Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Underway

Since opening to the public in 1934, the Mount Vernon Avenue Bridge has been an iconic structure, bridging San Bernardino communities to the north and south and serving as a vital link for residents, visitors, students and businesses....


Emergency Situation — Spider Excavators Fix 'HeleSlide' Along Critical Highway

Referred to as a "HeleSlide" by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), a major landslide occurred in 2019 along State Route 299 between Junction City and Willow Creek in Trinity County (northwestern California) that brought down a massive amount of rock and earth and revealed a fractured and fragile mountainside along the critical highway....


Construction Crews Use Grapple Saw Advanced Technology: Tree Removal

Construction crews, in conjunction with the California Department of Transportation, have started to utilize a new technology that will make their jobs a lot easier. Starting in Alameda County, construction workers have begun to use an automated system for the removal of deteriorating trees in the California area....


Joint Venture Takes on San Diego I-5 Project

Earthwork and road construction operations are pressing forward on an 8-mi. stretch of Interstate 5 (I-5) to enable the busy highway corridor in San Diego County to accommodate two new carpool/high occupancy vehicle (HOV) Lanes — one in each direction — between Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Solana Beach and Palomar Airport Road in Carlsbad....


Crews Make Headway on $370M I-5 Project

The Nor Cal Paving JV (Granite Construction Inc. and Teichert Construction) has made steady and solid progress over the past 18 months on the California Department of Transportation's (Caltrans) $370 million Interstate 5 (I-5) Corridor Enhancement Project in Sacramento County that covers 1.1 miles south of the Elk Grove Boulevard Overcrossing to the American River Bridge, an initiative that is rehabilitating the road and improving traffic flow by relieving congestion on the busy highway in the northern part of the State....


Projects in Golden State Making Significant Progress

The Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (Senate Bill 1) has passed a major timeline milestone, one-fifth of the way through a promised 10-year transformation of California's transportation network....


Caltrans Awards Granite $257 Million: SR 99 Rehabilitation

Granite announced recently that it has been selected by California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) as the construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) for the $257 million State Route 99 rehabilitation from El Dorado Street to Clinton Ave project in Fresno....


Simmerly Slough Bridge Receives Urgent Upgrade

MCM Construction Inc. is replacing the Simmerly  Slough Bridge on State Route 70, north of the city of Marysville at a cost of nearly $84 million, as the bridge no longer meets current design and seismic safety standards....


Flatiron to Deliver $54M SR 20 Timbuctoo Roadway Project

Flatiron crews are making significant progress on the $54 million State Route 20 Timbuctoo Roadway Project taking place a half-mile east of the Yuba River in eastern Yuba County, Calif. The project, financed by state and federal dollars, began last February, with delivery anticipated in September 2021....


Joint Venture Tackles Challenging Encinitas Job

Installing new sidewalks and bike paths is primarily a simple, straight-forward project, but this was not the case for a project that included the construction of 4,050 linear ft. of new sidewalks and bike lanes under Interstate 5 (I-5) at Santa Fe Drive and Encinitas Boulevard in the city of Encinitas....






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