CDC Requires Negative COVID-19 Test for Air Travelers from U.K. to U.S.

CDC Requires Negative COVID-19 Test for Air Travelers from U.K. to U.S.

Atlanta, GA… President Trump is taking another step to protect the health of the American people by requiring air passengers arriving from the United Kingdom (U.K.) to test negative, via PCR or Antigen test, no more than 72 hours before departure from the U.K. to the United States. The public health authorities in the United […]

CHP Reminds Californians to Stay Safe for the Holidays

CHP Reminds Californians to Stay Safe for the Holidays

Sacramento, CA… As Californians prepare for the Christmas holiday during the COVID19 pandemic, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reminds everyone the rules of safe driving are just as critical as ever. Although traffic may be lighter this holiday season, it is not an invitation to speed. The rules of the road still apply, and motorists […]

Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic

Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic

Orlando, FL…Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to the typical number of travelers on the roads and at airports. According to AAA Travel, effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including health concerns and high unemployment, are impacting Americans’ decisions to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday. With health and government officials stressing that […]

Seasonal Routes on State Highways Open for Summer Even as Stay-At-Home Order Remains In Effect

Seasonal Routes on State Highways Open for Summer Even as Stay-At-Home Order Remains In Effect

Alpine, Tuolumne, Mono and Inyo Counties, CA…The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today it has opened seasonal highways in the Sierra after completing necessary road repairs and removing winter snow and debris in preparation for the summer season. The opening of the Sierra routes comes at a time when California’s “stay-at- home” order remains […]

Hwy 1 Has Reopened at Mud Creek Ahead of Schedule

Hwy 1 Has Reopened at Mud Creek Ahead of Schedule

Big Sur, CA…The contractor made great progress in the last several days so final striping and inspection by our crews is underway. As a result, Highway 1 at Mud Creek reopened Wednesday, July 18, nearly 14 months after the massive landslide and emergency repair project. Electronic Message Signs will be changed once the highway is […]

California Guard, Reserve Units Aid in Wildfire Containment ~ By Amaani Lyle DoD News

California Guard, Reserve Units Aid in Wildfire Containment ~ By Amaani Lyle DoD News

Washington, DC…California Air National Guardsmen and Air Force Reservists are assisting first responders in fighting ongoing wildfires in Northern California, the Pentagon’s press operations chief said in a briefing here today. Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said the blaze has been ravaging the Lower Lake area north of San Francisco and has tripled in size over […]

California Calls for Drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert” On State Highways

California Calls for Drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert” On State Highways

Caltrans will unveil a new highway work zone safety campaign featuring kids of Caltrans’ very own workers displayed on nearly 60 billboards statewide asking drivers to “Be Work Zone Alert.” The message combats distracted driving in highway work zones and expands the definition of a work zone beyond “cones.” Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty Children of Caltrans […]