Articles Tagged With ‘Caltrans’




sloRecent U.S. Highway 101 upgrades in SLO County bring corridor needs into focus

By RICHARD KRUMHOLZ Caltrans has received some questions lately regarding a recently completed project in the south county. Meanwhile, motorists throughout the county are experiencing more frequent and often unpredictable delays along the US 101 corridor. While addressing this issue,... (Continue reading)

County agency accused of misuse of state funds

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has accused San Luis Obispo Council of Governments (SLOCOG) of the inappropriate expenditure of more than $1 million in taxpayer funds, claiming the county agency transferred funds slated for road maintenance to purchase new... (Continue reading)

Schwarzenegger awards Nipomo man Medal of Valor

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger presented a Nipomo man with the Silver Medal of Valor on Dec. 10 for his heroic acts in protecting fellow motorists and helping to save the life of a Fish and Game employee. [Noozhawk] On June 9,... (Continue reading)

No rest for the weary

Caltrans officials remind drivers that a year-long renovation of the Hwy. 46 Shandon Roadside Rest Area is scheduled to begin Dec. 1. The rest stop will be completely closed for the duration of the project. According to Caltrans spokesperson Jim... (Continue reading)