Video Explains Caltrans’ I-5 High Tension Cable Barrier Project

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


Expect Delays, Detours on Highway 44 at I-5

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


Redding I-5 Construction Causes Cypress Avenue Closures

To safely and efficiently perform the demolition of the I-5 bridge rail over Cypress Avenue, the contractor will be closing Cypress Avenue at the overcrossing during the following times: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 from 10 pm to 6 am —… Continue Reading


Granzella’s, Garrison’s and the Nut Tree ain’t what they used to be, but the Freeway Tree saved the day

Late Tuesday afternoon, my car took the Williams exit out of habit, like a horse seeking the comfort of a familiar pasture. I was heading home from a few days in San Francisco. I knew about the recent fire that… Continue Reading