This month, the community will get its latest chance to offer feedback on plans to build two roundabouts on Gilman Street at I-80 to improve a hairy traffic situation that's renowned throughout the Bay Area.
Business and property owners, along with cycling advocates and other community members, had a chance to weigh in Wednesday about plans to build two large roundabouts on Gilman.
Caltrans has just announced the closure of numerous eastbound Interstate 80 ramps between Ashby and University avenues from Thursday night through Saturday morning.
A San Pablo man is in jail this week after authorities say he threatened another motorist with a BB gun during a fight on the highway following a collision in Berkeley.
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.