Highway 65

Bypass opens Oct. 8

Waterfowl glide serenely across water in Markham Ravine. The foothills in the distance frame Target. Signs announcing off ramps give travelers a bird’s eye view of Thunder Valley ...

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 ...

Highway 65, railroad help build Lincoln

Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series about the Highway 65 Bypass, exploring how it will affect residents, what Lincoln businesses thrived because of Highway 6 ...

Bypass opening just a few months away

I, along with several other residents, have discovered a great new road to walk dogs, bike and, at the same time, see picturesque views of Lincoln. While this road will soon be off ...

This reader just says no to flashy digital highway signs

Anyone who travels I-80 or Highway 65 should speak out against Rocklin’s plans to install three massive digital signs. Money and greed are trumping citizen rights and needs to tr ...

Highway 65 Bypass progress update

To begin, I believe it is important to address a rumor that pops up periodically that work on the Highway 65 Bypass has stopped. Let me assure you that work on the Highway 65 Bypa ...

California Transportation Commission approves $20 million for next phase of Lincoln bypass

The California Transportation Commission approved the distribution of $20 million last Thursday for the next phase of Lincoln’s State Route 65 Bypass. The new phase will add two ...

Highway 65 Bypass will be a huge benefit to Lincoln

Thank you to The Lincoln News Messenger for offering me the opportunity to provide a little history and to update the community regarding the State Route 65 project (the bypass) be ...

Highway bypass traffic shift on Southbound Route 65 to begin June 2

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) plans to shift southbound Route 65 traffic to the new detour under the new Industrial Avenue Bridge, starting 6 a.m. June 2. So ...

Fatal collision closes Highway 65 for five hours

Highway 65 was closed for almost five hours Friday morning as officials investigated a fatal collision. A 51-year-old woman was pronounced dead on the scene after the 2000 Lexus sh ...

$7.1 million transferred in city funds

To cover costs of the Ferrari Ranch interchange and Highway 65 Bypass sound wall, City Council voted Tuesday to transfer $7.1 million from one fund to another. The $7.1 million ...

Whitney Ranch exit gets OK

A new proposed freeway exit on Highway 65 is moving forward despite being unfunded, according to Rocklin officials. “I’m pretty confident we can get funding for the design ...

Head-on collision shuts down Highway 65 for one hour

Highway 65 was closed for one hour Jan. 15, due to a head-on collision that occurred at 11:30 a.m. The collision occurred on Highway 65 at Nader Road, when a Honda Odyssey collide ...

Sensors boost road safety on county highways

Federal stimulus funds for traffic sensors are aiding Placer County commuters on Highway 65. Located under the pavement, the sensors provide real-time information for Caltrans at ...

A day of fires

A grass fire charred 30 acres and burned one abandoned barn Thursday near the intersection of Moore Road and Nelson Lane, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Fred Lopez. Units f ...