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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Bridge plan may go nowhere

    The proposed 19th Street bridge, a project that has generated contention for years as it has teetered on the edge of existence, may be back on its way to being deleted from the Orange County Transportation Authority's Master Plan of Arterial Highways....
  • Top 10 stories of 2012

    Top 10 stories of 2012
    10.) Fashion Island shooting. A gunman fired off 50 rounds in the parking lot, miraculously not injuring anyone. 9.) Banning Ranch. The Costa Mesa City Council voted to accept developer money for road improvements in anticipation of the residential...
  • Police: Fleeing suspect wanted on drug charges

    A Costa Mesa police pursuit ended Monday when the female suspect fled her vehicle and jumped off a San Diego (405) Freeway bridge, police said. The pursuit began at 10:47 a.m. when an officer on a motorcycle tried to pull the woman over for traffic...
  • CdM pipeline project could snarl traffic

    Corona del Mar drivers beware: A major water pipeline improvement project along area roads could create some traffic snarls starting this spring and into summer. "It's big, it's going to be a pain — no question about it," Newport Beach City...
  • OCTA kills proposed 19th Street Bridge

    The Orange County Transportation Authority board unanimously voted Monday to remove the proposed 19th Street Bridge from the county's master plan, a move that ends decades of debate for the contentious connector over the Santa Ana River. The bridge,...
  • Manhunt underway for Irvine shooter

    Authorities across Southern California were on high alert Thursday morning as a massive manhunt was underway for an ex-Los Angeles police officer sought in connection with a double homicide in Irvine and the shootings of three police officers, one of whom...
  • Respected city administrator puts it in park

    Respected city administrator puts it in park
    He'll never look at traffic lights the same way as everybody else. After more than 22 years at Costa Mesa City Hall, many of them in the transportation department, Peter Naghavi is on the path to retirement starting next week. But it won't quite be...
  • Newport appears in 'Hangover 3' trailer

    Newport appears in 'Hangover 3' trailer
    What do giraffes dream of when they take a little giraffe snooze? Tough to say, but it probably has little to do with meeting the Campus Drive 73 Freeway overpass face-first. About five months after shooting for "The Hangover Part 3" closed down a 3-...
  • Carnett: Careening out of control down Coast Highway

    I remember it as though it happened yesterday. For me, it's a moment frozen in time. We were hurtling down Dover Drive at 85 miles per hour just two blocks from Pacific Coast Highway when it happened. Blaam! Talk about dumb. We were riding in my...
  • From the Boathouse: Wil Wright's is gone, but a plum space remains

    Ahoy! I remember a time in my youth when I was tossing newspapers while pedaling my Schwinn three-speed bike through the Bayshore Trailer Park. Some of you might remember that the park was located at the northeast corner of Dover Drive and Pacific Coast...
  • Orange County 'Carmageddon': Full 405 Freeway closure coming

    Orange County 'Carmageddon': Full 405 Freeway closure coming
    It happened in Los Angeles — twice — and now Orange County can brace for its own “Carmageddon“: The 405 Freeway will be closed in both directions for 20 hours. The closure is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Aug. 17, and last...
  • Man dies after chase with police

    A Costa Mesa man led police on a foot chase Sunday across the 55 Freeway in Santa Ana before he stopped breathing, Santa Ana police said Tuesday. Raymond Runge, 44, died at Western Medical Center in Santa Ana on Monday morning, said Santa Ana Cpl....