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2011-07-05 18:04:00

OAKLAND, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Area's Freeway Service Patrol (FSP) fleet of roving tow trucks today expanded its territory with the addition of a new 20-mile coverage segment along Interstate 280 between State Route 92 and State Route 85 in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. The addition of the new "beat," as patrol segments are known, brings the FSP network to 79 trucks on 36 beats covering 560 miles of freeways and highways around the region. The two trucks...

2009-12-08 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the Riverside County Transportation Commission to provide construction management services for its State Route 74 (SR-74) and Interstate 215 (I-215) interchange improvement project in Perris, Calif. Construction is expected to begin in early 2010 with project completion planned for late 2012. Estimated to cost $30 million, the project construction...

2009-03-04 15:15:00

OAKLAND, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) has approved nearly $3 million in federal funding for a trio of North Bay roadway safety improvements, including $1 million to complete the financing package for the $2.5 million reconstruction of a section of McGary Road between Fairfield and Vallejo that has been closed due to damage caused by a landslide in the late 1990s. The spending was authorized as part of the Commission's approval of a $490...

2008-10-14 06:00:36

By Robert Salonga CONCORD -- Richmond police will lead a procession today that will span much of the county on their way to a memorial at Sleep Train Pavilion for Officer Brad Moody, who died after a car crash earlier this month. Motorists can expect rolling closures among the processional route, expected to begin at 7:30 a.m., along eastbound Interstate 80 to a funeral home in Vacaville. Afterward, the procession will head back onto westbound I-80, south on Interstate 680, east on...

2007-01-05 12:00:50

By Hillary Borrud, Daily Press, Victorville, Calif. Jan. 5--CAJON PASS -- Motorists headed nor thbound on Interstate 15 near Devore willsee brake lights lining the freeway this weekend if two major closures at the interchange with Interstate 215 cause the heavy traffic delays that Caltrans expects. Caltrans will close the connector from northbound I-15 to southbound I-215 from 8 a.m. Saturday to 4 a.m. Monday for work on the Devore 2 pavement rehabilitation project. Meanwhile, only one...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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