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 ...

County hosting workshop on I-80/SR 65 interchange improvements

Placer County Transportation Planning Agency will host a public meeting on the I-80/SR 65 Interchange Improvements Project at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the Maidu Community Center ...

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 ...

Proposed parkway on table

Placer County transit officials are getting ready to choose a final route alignment for a new area expressway, the proposed Placer Parkway. “Even with the improvements, I-80 wil ...

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 ...

Interstate 80 improvements roll on

Construction and improvements continue on Interstate 80, and officials at Caltrans promise worthy results. Will Kempton, director of the California Department of Transportation, ...

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 ...