I-80

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 ...

100 pounds of marijuana found in Auburn traffic stop on I-80

About 100 pounds of marijuana was found inside a vehicle that was initially stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, an ...

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 ...

1 dead, 4 injured in Rocklin I-80 crash

A Vacaville man was killed Sunday in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 in Rocklin. The crash occurred at about 8:30 p.m., touched off by a collision between two vehicles on e ...

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 ...

Truckee mourns 2nd victim of Newcastle-I-80 wrong-way crash

Truckee-area residents who knew Interstate 80 wrong-way crash victim Jessica Faber are mourning the loss of a teen remembered for her passion for the arts and enthusiasm for life. ...

I-80 makeover will be smooth if we’re all safe

If you’re finding nighttime travel between Roseville/Granite Bay and Tahoe to be a little cumbersome, be patient. Your patience will pay off.While truckers, skiers and lake-seeki ...

I-80 'bottleneck' work to rev up

Transportation officials had good news and bad at a groundbreaking ceremony Monday marking the second phase of the Interstate 80 “bottleneck” project. The good news? The entir ...