Long Beach department of transportation
Photo courtesy of the Port of Long Beach
The Science Channel’s “Strip the City” program, which uses computer-generated imaging and animation to “peel back” a city layer-by-layer, will highlight the intricate work of building a new bridge at the Port of Long Beach, in an episode that will begin airing Wednesday, March 26, at 7 p.m.
The METRANS Transportation Center, a partnership between the University of Southern California and California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), recently received two awards from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DoT) University Transportation Centers (UTC) program.
Councilmember O’Donnell along with City staff are formulating a strategy to address concerns of the 405 Freeway Improvement Project, including a proposal to require Long Beach to pay for a portion of the project costs.
The Pier T Avenue off-ramp from westbound Ocean Blvd. will permanently close at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, as construction begins on Terminal Island to replace the Gerald Desmond Bridge. Alternate routes will allow for continued access from Ocean Blvd.
The public will have an opportunity to comment and ask questions about the proposed California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) project to widen the I-405 from Costa Mesa to the Orange County/Los Angeles County border on Wednesday, July 24 at the Hill Classical Middle School in Long Beach.
For eight consecutive quarters, average domestic air fares at Long Beach Airport (LGB) are the lowest in California, and the second-lowest in the United States, according to the U.S Department of Transportation (DOT).
“Long Beach Airport provides excellent service to a wide range of destinations at a very economical price,” Mayor Bob Foster said.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), the Gateway Cities Council of Governments, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and the Interstate 5 Joint Powers Authority have released the Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) on the I-710 Corridor Project for a 60-day public review.
For the third consecutive quarter, Long Beach Airport (LGB) has the lowest average airfare in California and the second lowest in the continental United States, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The average round-trip domestic airfare at LGB was $229 during the fourth quarter of 2011, compared to the national average of $368 during the same period.