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Detours in effect on westbound I-80 today

Westbound Interstate 80 traffic will be subject to detour from 5:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, for combined maintenance operations advises Caltrans. All passenger vehicl ...

Copper wire thieves caught red-handed

Three suspects were caught in the act of stealing copper wire Tuesday morning from a traffic advisory message sign on westbound Interstate 80 west of Cisco Grove. The collaborate ...

Freeway work chipping off drivers

A $3.9 million project to resurface a 2-mile stretch of Interstate 80 through Auburn has turned into a mini business bonanza for the people who replace auto windshields. A Caltran ...

Horseshoe Bar onramp closed nightly

19LO Horseshoe Bar Road onramp closure Caltrans has begun closing the westbound onramp from Horseshoe Bar Road to Interstate 80 between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5.a.m., accordin ...

Low snow could blanket Auburn

Forget snowball fights and snowmen. With the possibility of some serious snow falling in Auburn on Thursday, Mark Lizotte was reveling in the possibility of taking his snowmobile ...

New speed limits for some Loomis streets

Speed limits are going up on some Loomis roads, but don’t count on getting a free ride to drive faster. According to Bob Brodovsky, Placer County Sheriff’s deputy and Loomis t ...

Interstate 80 construction shutting down for snow season

With snowstorms already starting to pound the upper Sierra, much-traveled Interstate 80 is saying ‘goodbye’ to construction crews and ‘welcome back’ to throngs of skiers. C ...

Loomis-area roadwork motoring along

Roadwork may bring improvements, but it can be a real nuisance for drivers. Many Loomis Basin roads are under construction and Placer County Transportation Planning Agency and Cal ...

Bridge closures topic of open house

Hear about the project to raise local bridges over Interstate 80 at a Community Transportation Open House from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Loomis Depot. It’s a chan ...

Caltrans gets its way on new Foresthill Bridge railing height

It’s not as high as some would like and it’s not as low as it is now, but it looks like the height of the railing on the Foresthill Bridge will be just right for Caltrans. Wit ...