Caltrans today awarded $66 million to cities, counties, and regional agencies for 139 Safe Routes to School (SRTS) projects to improve safety for students in grades K-8 who walk and bicycle to and from school. “By improving safety, more children… Continue Reading
Three area organizations will unveil and dedicate twin bronze 18-by-24 inch markers during a presentation today, October 8, at 11 a.m. The Rotary Club of Redding, Shasta Historical Society and the Ancient and Honorable Order of E. Clampus Vitus have… Continue Reading
For short-track auto racing fans, this is Gold Cup week. Work, school, chores and even sleep become secondary concerns during the Gold Cup, the biggest race of its type on the West Coast. The Gold Cup Race of Champions runs… Continue Reading
If you drove through the Interstate 5-Highway 89 interchange last week, you might have noticed traffic counters across the roadways and freeway ramps, and even some Caltrans personnel alongside the road, watching how traffic flows. Caltrans intends to use the… Continue Reading
Redding Toastmaster’s Club Toast at Noon (TAN) is hosting an outrageously funny Humorous Speech Contest on Wednesday, August 17 from 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. The group meets at Cal Trans on Riverside Drive in Redding, CA. If you’ve never been… Continue Reading
The California Department of Transportation in District 2 has made available a video explaining the benefits of cable median barrier on its webpage at www.caltrans2.info. The video (see below for a shorter version) explains how the cable median barrier works,… Continue Reading
Summer is the season around here for long bike rides, although one cyclist’s definition of a long ride might be another’s definition of insanity.
If by long you mean loooooonnng, you may be happy to learn that Adventure Cycling Association has included Highway 89 from Mount Shasta to Truckee on a new, 2,400-mile Sierra Cascades Bicycle Route that roughly parallels the Pacific Crest hiking trail from Canada to Mexico.
But even if your idea … Continue Reading
The summertime drive from overheated Redding to the refreshing waters of the Trinity River and the Pacific Ocean may be easier in a few years, but vacationers might have to share the highway with more big rigs. The next round… Continue Reading
State Route 44 in Redding at Interstate 5 will be CLOSED at night, between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. starting Monday, July 25th, and continuing through Friday, July 29th. The closure will affect both eastbound and westbound directions of travel,… Continue Reading
A newly constructed loop on-ramp at the Redding Interstate 5-Oasis Road interchange will be opened to traffic on Wednesday evening (July 20). Crews will complete roadway striping throughout Wednesday and energize new traffic signals at the interchange before opening the… Continue Reading