Interstate 80

Travelling this weekend? Expect company

Travelers taking to the highways over the holiday weekend can expect a lot of company, roadwork delays and high law enforcement visibility. AAA of Northern California estimates a ...

Youth alcohol abuse challenges our community

The youth drinking problem in the greater Auburn area is out of control. There is some good news and bad news that goes along with this fact. The good news is that local school ...

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 ...

Newcastle woman dies after Interstate-80 wrong-way drive, rollover

A Newcastle woman is dead after a single-vehicle crash this morning on Interstate 80 in Auburn. The accident occurred at about 2:27 a.m. on eastbound I-80. The victim and lone occu ...

Taylor Road interchange closure sparks community debate

Area business owners and citizens voiced concerns over a transportation proposal to eliminate the Interstate 80/Taylor Road interchange. During a hearing last Wednesday at the Pl ...

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 ...

City to fight I-80 Taylor Road off-ramp closure

Interstate 80’s Taylor Road/ Pacific Street exit may be on the chopping block. Despite a recommendation from Caltrans to eliminate the Interstate 80 Taylor Road/Pacific Street of ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Motorcycle duo in ‘good condition’ after big rig accident

Two motorcyclists are in “good condition” after a collision with a big rig last week. David Milldrum, 29, of Rocklin, and Roxanna Bradford, 24, of Roseville, were both listed ...

Big-rig driver arrested for DUI

A vigilant citizen may have saved the lives of other Interstate 80 motorists this week. California Highway Patrol officers arrested a big-rig driver Monday at about 8:55 p.m. aft ...