Interstate 80

I-80 partially open

Crews expect to have both directions of Interstate 80 open by 2 p.m. today. The freeway was fully shut down at Colfax due to poor visibility Thursday afternoon. Westbound I-80 open ...

Zero visibility closes 80: Blizzard shuts interstate between Placer County foothills and Nevada state line

Interstate 80 over Donner Summit was closed to traffic Thursday due to heavy snowfall and zero visibility, Depending on weather conditions, the highway would remain closed throug ...

Good Samaritan killed on I-80

A commercial vehicle driver was killed after he crossed eastbound Interstate 80 near Blue Canyon to assist the driver of a vehicle early Thursday morning, reported California Highw ...

Car lands on roof in middle of I-80

An 83-year-old man and his passenger were taken to the hospital Thursday morning after the car he was driving rolled over and blocked part of the freeway. The accident occurred a l ...

CHP officers stop chase suspect on I-80

A chase that included four patrol cars and a helicopter overhead ended when a spike strip stopped the driver of an allegedly stolen pick-up truck. Gold Run California Highway Pat ...

Colfax man arrested for beating man with flashlight

A Colfax man was released from jail this week after he was arrested in a road-rage incident that allegedly turned into a flashlight beating. Jeremy Michael Asquith is no longer i ...

Smoking semi shuts freeway offramp

First responders treated a smoking semi-truck as a hazardous material scene Tuesday and shut down the Clipper Gap freeway offramp for most of the day. But at about 4:30 p.m., firef ...

Glamour magazines scattered on I-80 after big-rig crash

October issues of Glamour magazine were spilled onto Interstate 80 in Rocklin Thursday morning after two big rig trucks collided. Approximately 1 a.m. Thursday, an unmarked big r ...

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 ...

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 ...

SUV driver ‘at fault’ for rollover from freeway

The driver of a sport utility vehicle that rolled off Interstate 80 and onto an Auburn road was traveling at an “unsafe speed,” officials reported Friday. Danielle Plakos, 24, ...

Driver rolls vehicle from freeway onto Lincoln Way

Two Auburn residents were shaken up after nearly being crushed by a vehicle that rolled off Interstate 80 Thursday. Juliette Ashlock and Gara McLearn were driving their 1998 Hond ...

Man jailed after taking 10-year-old on car chase from police

A Loomis man remains in jail after he allegedly took a 10-year-old boy on a 47-mile car run from police. Robert Christopher Reynolds, 36, was arrested Christmas Day on felony cha ...

Accident backed up I-80 traffic

A Sacramento man was in “fair condition” after he crashed into the center of Interstate 80 Friday afternoon. Jose Biedra, 22, was transported to Sutter Roseville Hospital with ...