Humboldt County judge weighs arguments in challenge to Richardson Grove project

Eureka Times-Standard » Humboldt County Superior Court Judge Kelly Neel took arguments on Wednesday on whether to grant Caltrans’ request to dismiss the latest challenge to its U.S. Highway 101 widening project through Richardson Grove State Park. Caltrans is seeking to expand the highway to allow industry standard-sized trucks to be able to pass through but challengers claim the project does not address potential impacts to redwood trees and their root systems.

2018-04-03T12:16:40-08:00March 28th, 2018|California, Highways, Parks|

Caltrans Considers Widening Hwy. 101 to Ease Congestion

NBC Bay Area » Caltrans officials on Wednesday night made a pitch to Peninsula residents about widening Highway 101 and adding a new bridge across the bay as part of a plan to ease traffic congestion in the region.

2017-12-11T21:30:48-08:00December 7th, 2017|California, Highways|

Borenstein: Feinstein calls for new bridge across the bay

Mercury News » U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and East Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier are pressing for a new span connecting the San Francisco peninsula to the East Bay via automobiles and BART.

2017-12-12T14:04:33-08:00December 7th, 2017|Bridges, California, Highways, Tolling|

Highway 101 to be widened for toll lanes at a cost of $505 million

Daily Post » A plan that calls for expanding a nine-mile stretch from Palo Alto to Redwood City would make four lanes available to all cars and a fifth lane for carpoolers and single-occupant drivers who pay a toll. To accomplish the expansion, Caltrans would have to seize DMV property, narrow some frontage roads and move sound walls in Belmont, Burlingame and San Mateo. Click here to see the environmental documents.

2017-11-27T12:27:45-08:00November 22nd, 2017|California, Highways, Tolling|

State, federal officials tour Last Chance Grade after collapse

Eureka Times-Standard » Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty and other officials options to bypass a collapsed section of U.S. Highway 101 just south of Crescent City.

2017-06-28T13:32:08-08:00March 10th, 2017|California, Roads|
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