January 26, 2024 Assemblymember Luz Rivas held a Caltrans Freeway Beautification Town Hall online. Caltrans made a presentation about current beautification and safety projects underway. You can check out the project locations and progress in their presentation deck: SD20_AD43_Caltrans Town Hall_ Clean CA Program PPT- 1.26.24
They then reported on efforts to mitigate flooding that happened on the 5 freeway near Lankershim last year. View the maps and report on their Lankershim presentation deck: SD20_AD43_Caltrans Town Hall_I-5Lankershim PPT-1.26.24
This report includes news about upgrading the Sheldon pump house, a project which will be completed in 2024. The water is planned to be pumped via a 36″ pipe down Morehart Ave to Fernangles Park as part of the Stormwater Capture project, planned for construction 2025-2028. The Lankershim pump house is also planned for upgrades.
You can watch the Town Hall here:
Here’s where to submit requests directly for maintenance of highways and ramp areas under the responsibility of CalTrans. They aim to resolve the requests within 30 days, but some things like potholes often take longer. https://csr.dot.ca.gov/