Interstate 80

Applegate Fire spurs evacuations

Multiple fires burning along Interstate 80 threatened homes and businesses Wednesday afternoon in the Applegate area. The fires reportedly started around 1:30 p.m. along the freew ...

Cow carnage on I-80 east

At least four cows were killed Thursday morning on Interstate 80 after a pickup truck hauling a cattle trailer struck a guardrail, spilling its bovine passengers onto the freeway. ...

Three injured in I-80 crash, rollover in Auburn

  A truck that reportedly stopped on Interstate 80 near the Nevada Street exit in Auburn was broadsided in a crash that sent three people to hospital today. The crash was re ...

Missing Colfax man's body found off Interstate 80 in Placer County

  Colfax resident Eric Garcia, who was reported missing Dec. 8, was found dead inside his vehicle at 5 p.m. Sunday, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said today. Acco ...

100 pounds of marijuana found in Auburn traffic stop on I-80

About 100 pounds of marijuana was found inside a vehicle that was initially stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, an ...

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 ...

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 ...

Residents sound off on proposed Interstate 80, Highway 65 interchange project

About 20 area residents turned out for a meeting Tuesday at the Maidu Community Center in Roseville to hear plans for the Interstate 80/State Route 65 Interchange improvements proj ...

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 ...