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Caltrans and CHP warn drivers of maximum enforcement around construction work zones

Beginning this past Tuesday, Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) are warning motorists statewide that the CHP is conducting maximum enforcement of traffic laws in acti ...

City assumes ownership of Lincoln Boulevard

 Lincoln’s main thoroughfare, known over the years as Highway 65, G Street and now Lincoln Boulevard, has officially become part of the city. That clears the way for a l ...

Economic development opportunities expected by opening of Lincoln Bypass second phase

Phase 2A of the Highway 65 Lincoln Bypass was celebrated Friday when the Placer County Transportation Planning Agency hosted a ribbon-cutting celebration at the intersection of Wes ...

Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround

Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...

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 ...

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 ...

Highway 65 bypass onramp to Lincoln Blvd. set to open May 20

  The southbound onramp from Lincoln to Highway 65 will open to traffic Monday. The onramp has been closed due to construction since April 15, according to Caltrans. Althoug ...

Caltrans, residents hope highway realignment will save lives

Caltrans officials and residents hope a proposed project to widen a 1.1 mile stretch of Highway 193 about 4 miles east of Lincoln will save lives. “There have been a lot of ...

Highway 65 onramp closure delayed

A planned closure of the Lincoln Boulevard onramp to southbound Highway 65 is being delayed due to weather and the Thanksgiving holiday, according to Caltrans. The onramp was orig ...

Residents can voice opinions Nov. 15 about Nelson Lane Bridge Replacement project

Residents are invited to a public meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 to give their opinions about the Nelson Lane Bridge Replacement project. The meeting will take place at Lincoln Ch ...