CalTrans

Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround

Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...

Caltrans rolling out $36 million in I-80 overcrossing upgrades

Caltrans is moving forward with plans to provide more room to move under nine overcrossings above Interstate 80 in Placer County. The $36 million project is poised to start in May ...

Massive I-80 project ends with smooth Placer road to Tahoe

A massive road-smoothing project that spans 90 miles of Interstate 80 from Auburn to the Nevada state line and cost $821 million is now complete. Caltrans’ District 3 office ...

Caltrans urges safety after rash of highway incidents

Caltrans, the California Highway Patrol and the Office of Traffic Safety are calling on all Californians for their help in the ongoing effort to make highway work zones safer. Acc ...

Projected cost goes up for new interchange

Despite competitive recessionary construction pricing, plans for a new interchange at Whitney Ranch Parkway and Highway 65 have put the city of Rocklin on the hook for another $2 m ...

Another View: Caltrans – a groovy thing

Caltrans is doing some surprisingly groovy things with highway engineering. One such groovy thing is the short latitudinal grooves in the right edge of the roadway that act as a no ...