Interstate 80

Sierra landslide forces I-80 to close near California-Nevada state line

  TRUCKEE (AP) — Interstate 80 has been closed in both directions near the California-Nevada state line after flash flooding from Sierra thunderstorms sent rock ...

I-80 wrong-way driver arrested for DUI

A 53-year-old woman from Fair Oaks “amazingly” survived a head-on collision early Friday morning after she drove the wrong way on eastbound Interstate 80 east of Dutch ...

Roadside honors for Iraq war vet who died in crash

  AUBURN CA - From the Sacramento International Airport to a turn off the Auburn’s Maple Street exit from Interstate 80, first responders turned out Friday to honor Chr ...

Truck flips over on Interstate 80 near Penryn

A red Ford truck rolled over onto its top on the side of westbound Interstate 80 near Penryn at around 4:17 Thursday afternoon. According to California Highway Patrol reports and c ...

Grass fire on Interstate 80 by Newcastle Road offramp

There's currently a grass fire buring on the right hand side of eastbound Interstate 80 near the Newcastle Road offramp, according to the California Highway Patrol online reporting ...

Cal Fire plans 55-acre burn under the Foresthill Bridge Thursday

If you see smoke billowing up by the Foresthill Bridge Thursday, don't be alarmed, it's a prescribed burn. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), in ...

Another View: Enough red tape to stripe California’s highways

No one understands the needs of Placer County residents better than the people who live here. We love our community and are always looking for things we can do to make it even bet ...

Man from Cool dies in solo crash on I-80 near Rocklin

A driver from Cool died Monday night after his sport utility vehicle veered off westbound Interstate 80 west of Rocklin Road and a struck a large oak tree. According to a Californi ...

Suspected driver in Auburn I-80 tow-truck death arrested

AUBURN CA - A Newcastle man was behind bars Monday on charges that he hit a tow-truck driver with his car and fled the scene last week in Auburn. Christopher Michael Keller, 25, ...

Tow truck driver killed in Auburn I-80 hit-and-run ID'd

AUBURN CA - A tow truck driver, David Garfield Robinson, Jr., 30, of Citrus Heights, died in the hospital after being struck Tuesday by a hit-and-run vehicle on westbound Inte ...

Snowboarder dies at Sugar Bowl

A snowboarder died at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort in Norden Monday afternoon in the Crow’s Peak area of the resort. The deceased was identified Monday evening as Justin McCollum, 2 ...

Motorcycle down blocks I-80 lanes

A downed motorcycle was reportedly blocking the middle lane of the freeway at about 1:45 p.m. Friday. The solo traffic collision reportedly occurred on eastbound Interstate 80 ju ...

Food truck toast after freeway fire

Fire crews were able to quickly put out a small fire after a catering truck ignited into flames Friday afternoon. The incident was reported at about 1 p.m. when the truck caught ...

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. ...

Freeway closure good business for Auburn

Record snow levels and stranded trucks were the perfect combination for some Auburn area businesses. Crews from the California Department of Transportation reopened Interstate 80 ...