Latest Interstate 80 Stories

2010-05-28 18:43:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The constant hum of traffic near the Bay Bridge toll plaza will soon be punctuated by the rattling of jackhammers and the pounding of pile drivers as San Francisco-based Swinerton Builders begins construction next month on a new 22,600-square foot toll administration building in the parking lot directly east of the existing toll administration facility.

2010-05-10 15:25:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The second of two public workshops will be held Wednesday, June 2, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

2010-05-07 18:15:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The state Toll Bridge Program Oversight Committee this week approved a plan by Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol to modify by July 1, 2010 the off-peak lane closure schedule and the enhanced enforcement program along the "S-curve" corridor on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

2010-04-23 11:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association (PMTA) applaud the U.S.

2009-12-10 15:39:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The four traffic lanes at the far right-hand side of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge toll plaza will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, until 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, to accommodate the installation of new tolling equipment.

2009-07-07 11:47:47

Police said 9,000 pounds of Chinese food was spilled onto a Chicago-area tollway Tuesday in a crash involving a box truck and a passenger vehicle. Illinois State Police Master Sgt. Robert Fierstein said neither driver was seriously injured in the crash, which occurred at about 6:35 a.m.

2009-01-29 17:59:57

Authorities in Nebraska said attentive drivers averted disaster when an 88-year-old man drove the wrong way for 40 miles on Interstate 80. Jim Parish, commander of State Patrol Troop D out of North Platte, Neb., said the man had been sent by his wife to pick up dinner and became lost.

2008-10-16 09:00:19

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will honor 11 people, projects or organizations that have made extraordinary contributions to transportation in the Bay Area with the 28th "Excellence in Motion" awards.

2007-04-30 06:00:25

OAKLAND, California - San Francisco Bay area residents faced nightmarish commutes Monday after one of the region's most traveled sections of freeway melted and collapsed following a fiery crash.

2005-07-13 18:47:18

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that provides financing to complete a new span for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, clearing the way for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign it into law.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).