Think twice about this weekend’s road trip

Long delays on I-80 this weekend

Monstrous delays are expected on Interstate 80 this weekend, as road construction and Reno’s Hot August Nights celebration could combine for a very slow drive into the Sierra mountains. Read this.


Webster Tube reopened after fallen debris removed

The Webster Tube from Oakland to Alameda was shut down on Sunday after an 8-foot-by-8-foot chunk of decorative concrete fell onto the roadway about 6 p.m. According to Caltrans no one was injured, and the tube was reopened in time for this morning’s commute. Details here. Last Thursday, the parallel Posey Tube, which moves trafffic from Alameda to Oakland, was shut down for a bus accident.