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The Advocate
Better than ‘Zephyrs’?Tom Willingham told us the name of the guy responsible was Botts, not Batts. D
Better than ‘Zephyrs’?
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Tom Willingham told us the name of the guy responsible was Botts, not Batts. Dr. Elbert Dysart Botts, an engineer with the California Department of Transportation, is credited with the invention of “Botts’ dots.” In 1966 the California Legislature... Read more
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The Advocate
Better than ‘Zephyrs’?Tom Willingham told us the name of the guy responsible was Botts, not Batts. D
Better than ‘Zephyrs’?
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Tom Willingham told us the name of the guy responsible was Botts, not Batts. Dr. Elbert Dysart Botts, an engineer with the California Department of Transportation, is credited with the invention of “Botts’ dots.” In 1966 the California Legislature... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
California ports turn to robots to cut emissions, speed freightinsisting that the state government bring all its purchasing power to bear on t
California ports turn to robots to cut emissions, speed freight
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
insisting that the state government bring all its purchasing power to bear on the single goal of sustainable freight. The California Department of Transportation won't approve state and federally funded highway projects, for example, without... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
On this dock, robot waterfront workers are the new contendersinsisting that the state government bring all its purchasing power to bear on t
On this dock, robot waterfront workers are the new contenders
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
insisting that the state government bring all its purchasing power to bear on the single goal of Sustainable Freight. The California Department of Transportation won't approve state and federally funded highway projects, for example, without... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Water, tourism, public works are concerns for eastern Shasta Countyto Shawn Ankeny, lead engineer with the project. The detour will be in place u
Water, tourism, public works are concerns for eastern Shasta County
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
to Shawn Ankeny, lead engineer with the project. The detour will be in place until the bridge is deemed safe by the California Department of Transportation. The goal is to stabilize the bridge so it can be demolished and replaced with a new... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Caltrans Sees Statewide Litter Pickup Day SuccessThe California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) held a statewide Litter
Caltrans Sees Statewide Litter Pickup Day Success
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 6 days ago
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) held a statewide Litter Removal Day and Enforcement Day on Thursday, April 21 to pick up litter, trash and debris along the state highway system and to educate the public about this costly... Read more
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The Mammoth Times
Tioga Pass Road to Park Entrance Gate Won't Open Today, April 29not open today due to a forecast for more snow over the next few days, accordin
Tioga Pass Road to Park Entrance Gate Won't Open Today, April 29
The Mammoth Times / Posted 6 days ago
not open today due to a forecast for more snow over the next few days, according to Caltrans. "Due to storm activity, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has decided to postpone the opening of the lower gate on State Route 120... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
April 29, 2016bail Thursday morning. Officers pursued Chase eastbound on Highway 36, while h
April 29, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
bail Thursday morning. Officers pursued Chase eastbound on Highway 36, while he drove recklessly. At one point he passed a California Department of Transportation plow truck and several other vehicles on the wrong side of the road. The pursuit... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
News station in Baltimore evacuated due to bomb threatdriver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate:
News station in Baltimore evacuated due to bomb threat
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate: State Route 78 closures canceled The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
California Highway Patrol heroes rescue dangling woman from Interstate 5 overpassdriver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate:
California Highway Patrol heroes rescue dangling woman from Interstate 5 overpass
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate: State Route 78 closures canceled The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Chargers to pick third in NFL Draftdriver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate:
Chargers to pick third in NFL Draft
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate: State Route 78 closures canceled The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Woman shot at house party in San Marcosdriver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate:
Woman shot at house party in San Marcos
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate: State Route 78 closures canceled The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Man pepper-sprays, robs 7-Eleven clerkdriver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate:
Man pepper-sprays, robs 7-Eleven clerk
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate: State Route 78 closures canceled The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Fight between three men leaves one with stab woundsdriver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate:
Fight between three men leaves one with stab wounds
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate: State Route 78 closures canceled The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Scattered, light showers hit San Diegodriver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate:
Scattered, light showers hit San Diego
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate: State Route 78 closures canceled The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
How would a new football stadium affect the homeless problem in San Diego?driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate:
How would a new football stadium affect the homeless problem in San Diego?
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
driver in their neighborhood. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledUpdate: State Route 78 closures canceled The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
SDSU students rally to protest president's response to terrorism allegationsrequest. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledStretch of westbound state Ro
SDSU students rally to protest president's response to terrorism allegations
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
request. Update: State Route 78 closures canceledStretch of westbound state Route 78 closed Wednesday and Thursday The California Department of Transportation canceled the scheduled closures for SR-78 Wednesday afternoon. The California... Read more
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The Mammoth Times
Tioga Pass Road Likely to Open to Park Gate Fridaydate, however, and Yosemite Valley and much of the park is still only accessibl
Tioga Pass Road Likely to Open to Park Gate Friday
The Mammoth Times / Posted 9 days ago
date, however, and Yosemite Valley and much of the park is still only accessible by vehicle from the west entrances. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has been working on clearing snow, removing rocks, and repairing the road... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the Editor:reduced and diminished in quality.Take for example the ongoing debate about Cal
Letters to the Editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
reduced and diminished in quality.Take for example the ongoing debate about California’s crumbling infrastructure. The California Department of Transportation estimates that there is a backlog of about $59 billion dollars in road maintenance... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
High-Speed Chase Ends With Woman Stripping Nakedsays the driver reached speeds over 100 miles per. Authorities say she showed m
High-Speed Chase Ends With Woman Stripping Naked
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 12 days ago
says the driver reached speeds over 100 miles per. Authorities say she showed more care on side streets but did almost hit California Department of Transportation workers. A reporter says she appeared to be in a "fragile state of mind." As of... Read more
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KIVI Boise
High-Speed Chase Ends With Woman Stripping Nakedsays the driver reached speeds over 100 miles per. Authorities say she showed m
High-Speed Chase Ends With Woman Stripping Naked
KIVI Boise / Posted 12 days ago
says the driver reached speeds over 100 miles per. Authorities say she showed more care on side streets but did almost hit California Department of Transportation workers. A reporter says she appeared to be in a "fragile state of mind." As of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Crash closes on-, off-ramps from I-5person to the hospital, according to firefighters in the area. The California
Crash closes on-, off-ramps from I-5
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
person to the hospital, according to firefighters in the area. The California Highway Patrol is closing that off-ramp and the Oasis Road on-ramp. According to the California Department of Transportation website, it is causing traffic to slow... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Letters to the editor:reduced and diminished in quality. Take for example the ongoing debate about C
Letters to the editor:
Desert Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
reduced and diminished in quality. Take for example the ongoing debate about California’s crumbling infrastructure. The California Department of Transportation estimates that there is a backlog of about $59 billion dollars in road maintenance... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Dollar General store moves forward for ShingletownCorps of Engineers could look over the project if necessary. Responsibility fo
Dollar General store moves forward for Shingletown
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 days ago
Corps of Engineers could look over the project if necessary. Responsibility for drainage in the area is shared between the California Department of Transportation and the developers. Designs for the Dollar General store take drainage and any... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Caltrans Switch On Electric Freeway Signs To Ease North County CommuteThe California Department of Transportation on Thursday switched on electronic
Caltrans Switch On Electric Freeway Signs To Ease North County Commute
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
The California Department of Transportation on Thursday switched on electronic freeway signs intended to make the North County Inland commute a bit easier. The signs are posted along a 20-mile stretch of Interstate 15 between Route 78 in Escondido... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
April 21, 2016was closed from Twin View Boulevard to Caterpillar Road as crews cleaned up the
April 21, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
was closed from Twin View Boulevard to Caterpillar Road as crews cleaned up the wreckage. Shortly before 1:30 p.m., the California Department of Transportation tweeted that the roadway had reopened.Police: Woman held in bank robbery Red Bluff... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Gov. Brown declares state of emergency in Trinity CountyErosion, mud and debris flows, and flash flooding caused significant infrastruc
Gov. Brown declares state of emergency in Trinity County
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 15 days ago
Erosion, mud and debris flows, and flash flooding caused significant infrastructure damage. The governor instructed the California Department of Transportation to formally request immediate assistance through the Federal Highway Administration's... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Gov. Brown seeks federal funding for storm damage repairsmud and debris flows, and flash flooding caused significant infrastructure dama
Gov. Brown seeks federal funding for storm damage repairs
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
mud and debris flows, and flash flooding caused significant infrastructure damage. The proclamation states that the California Department of Transportation will request federal relief for highway repairs or reconstruction in the affected... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Caltrans to give expressway updateThe California Department of Transportation District 8 will hold its bi-monthly
Caltrans to give expressway update
Desert Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
The California Department of Transportation District 8 will hold its bi-monthly Community Task Force meeting at the Hinkley Community Center at 6 p.m. today. Members of the Hinkley Expressway Project team will offer a brief update and will be... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Caltrans Heroes Honored with State’s Highest Honor for Public ServantsFour California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) employees who showed co
Caltrans Heroes Honored with State’s Highest Honor for Public Servants
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 21 days ago
Four California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) employees who showed courage in the face of danger were presented with the Governor’s State Employee Medal of Valor Award. “All Caltrans employees are honorable servants of the state of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Antioch councilwoman recounts crash: ‘I never saw him coming’had evidently sideswiped the car of Lori Ogorchock, an Antioch city councilwoma
Antioch councilwoman recounts crash: ‘I never saw him coming’
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
had evidently sideswiped the car of Lori Ogorchock, an Antioch city councilwoman and mayor pro tem, before slamming into a California Department of Transportation truck about 10 p.m. in a construction zone on A Street near Highway 4. Police... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Highway 50 reopens after second rock slide at Echo Summitarea. Westbound lanes were reopened about 7:30 p.m. after a 90-minute closure
Highway 50 reopens after second rock slide at Echo Summit
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
area. Westbound lanes were reopened about 7:30 p.m. after a 90-minute closure at Johnson Pass. Shortly before 8 p.m., the California Department of Transportation announced that another rock slide had occurred at Johnson Pass and traffic was being... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Crews to remove portion of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge AP News | 04/08/16 07:10 AM OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The California Departmen
Crews to remove portion of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 27 days ago
AP News | 04/08/16 07:10 AM OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The California Department of Transportation has begun removing a second major portion of the old eastern span of San Francisco's old Bay... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Crews to remove portion of San Francisco's old Bay BridgeOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The California Department of Transportation has begun re
Crews to remove portion of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge
The Record Searchlight / Posted 27 days ago
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The California Department of Transportation has begun removing a second major portion of the old eastern span of San Francisco's old Bay Bridge. KNTV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1qxZ7QJ ) that demolition crews will be removing... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Suspect in I-80 collision with CHP officer in custodyclosed for investigation of the collision and westbound motorists are being div
Suspect in I-80 collision with CHP officer in custody
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
closed for investigation of the collision and westbound motorists are being diverted to Greenback Lane, according to the California Department of Transportation. All eastbound lanes are open, but traffic is slow due to the law enforcement... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
April 7, 20168 a.m. CHP dispatchers said the wreck was cleared before 9 a.m. At least two m
April 7, 2016
The Record Searchlight / Posted 28 days ago
8 a.m. CHP dispatchers said the wreck was cleared before 9 a.m. At least two minor injuries were reported, according to a California Department of Transportation worker on scene. Medics at the wreck also reported all vehicles involved were in the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Wreck slowing traffic on northbound I-5 near Knighton Roadreported the wreck on I-5 near Knighton Road just before 8 a.m. At least two i
Wreck slowing traffic on northbound I-5 near Knighton Road
The Record Searchlight / Posted 29 days ago
reported the wreck on I-5 near Knighton Road just before 8 a.m. At least two injuries have been reported, according to a California Department of Transportation worker on scene. Medics at the wreck also reported all vehicles involved were in the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Road work on two highways west of Redding expected soonof the new section of Highway 3 after a span of roadway literally fell apart co
Road work on two highways west of Redding expected soon
The Record Searchlight / Posted 1 months ago
of the new section of Highway 3 after a span of roadway literally fell apart could begin as early as April 11, California Department of Transportation officials said Friday. Until then, Tullis Inc. is focusing on removing the 60,000... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Biggest factor needed in Palo Alto bike plan: educationbike-vehicle safety education as part of the transportation element in the city
Biggest factor needed in Palo Alto bike plan: education
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
bike-vehicle safety education as part of the transportation element in the city's Comprehensive Plan, Ellson said. The California Department of Transportation has also taken a role in adding bike-safety education as part of driver education,... Read more

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