Police have warned motorists to consider avoiding Ashby Avenue due to a multi-car collision blocking both the on- and off-ramps to Interstate 80.
The Ashby Avenue offramp was temporarily closed Monday afternoon for a fire.
A fatal police standoff in Emeryville, following an early-morning unrelated big rig crash, caused authorities to shut down parts of the freeway Wednesday morning.
Part of the highway was shut down Monday afternoon.
Shortly before 8 p.m. on Friday California Highway Patrol responded to a collision involving a pedestrian on I-80 eastbound near Gilman Street.
The California Highway Patrol reports that the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 80 in Berkeley will be closed until about 4 p.m. after a traffic collision Wednesday morning.
Last week, Berkeleyside spent a couple hours with the California Highway Patrol to get a sense of what a normal day on I-80 is like for these officers. There are about 100 officers with the Oakland CHP branch, and they handle the freeways from the southern Oakland border up through Berkeley until Richmond.
Two Berkeley Police officers on foot patrol at a Gilman Street homeless encampment over the weekend reportedly found 18 pounds of marijuana inside a tent that smelled of weed.
History shows that what is a possession and what is junk is not always clear, depending on who you ask.
An Oakland man has been charged with felony car theft and reckless driving during a police chase into Berkeley earlier this month.
Traffic through Berkeley is snarled on the highway after a tractor trailer caught fire and spilled fuel on Interstate 880 near I-580, authorities report.
The city of Berkeley is working Thursday to install a new fence on Gilman Street on the southeast side of the Interstate 80 freeway as part of ongoing efforts to curtail camping by homeless in the area.