Highway 65

Public ire lights up over billboards

Public outcry over a plan to install an electronic billboard in an open space preserve forced the Rocklin Planning Commission to split its decision on the new program. The propose ...

Interchange project in the fast lane

The city of Rocklin is hoping Caltrans will show them the green light to connect Whitney Ranch Parkway to Highway 65. City officials met with Caltrans on Sept 26 to hammer out a de ...

Traffic shift planned on southbound Route 65

Caltrans will be shifting traffic on the south end of the Lincoln Bypass project, where the new Lincoln Bypass connects to existing Route 65 just north of Twelve Bridges Drive on J ...

I-80/SR 65 Interchange project moves ahead

Some residents are still reeling from the idea the Taylor Road interchange could go away with a new construction project to improve the Interstate 80/State Route 65 interchange. ...

Fatal collision closes Highway 65 for five hours

Highway 65 was closed for almost five hours Friday morning as officials investigated a fatal collision. A 51-year-old woman was pronounced dead on the scene after the 2000 Lexus sh ...

Rocklin seeks federal money for $25 million project

A new proposed freeway exit on Highway 65 is moving forward despite being unfunded, according to city officials. “I’m pretty confident we can get funding for the design proce ...

I-80 ‘hot lane’ takes back seat

The new trend in freeway design won’t be coming to Placer County anytime soon. The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency studied and ultimately shot down a proposal that ...

Time for state, county to look at freeway ramps

Placer County opened the Sunset Boulevard overpass Sunday afternoon, culminating a year-long project to improve traffic safety and congestion along the Highway 65 corridor connecti ...

Auburn man dies in fiery freeway crash

A freeway accident early Sunday morning left one man dead. At about 12:10 a.m., 20-year-old Auburn resident  Fernando Ortega lost control at a curve on a westbound Interstate ...

Fiery freeway crash claims one

A fiery freeway accident early Sunday morning left one man dead. At about 12:10 a.m., a yet-to-be identified male driver lost control at a curve on a westbound Interstate 80 conn ...