Caltrans

Keep blame where it belongs

Frances Hare’s Journal letter of Aug. 22 would have us all believe that the I-80 rock-throwing incident is the fault of Caltrans because there is no “protective fencing to prev ...

Who will pay for damages?

On May 4, my windshield was cracked by a loose rock on Highway 65 between Sunset and Twelve Bridges. I contacted Caltrans and I was told that they contracted out the work to DeSi ...

Travelling this weekend? Expect company

Travelers taking to the highways over the holiday weekend can expect a lot of company, roadwork delays and high law enforcement visibility. AAA of Northern California estimates a ...

District 8 is a vast space

I wanted to respond to the Caltrans truck in Pahrump, Nev. (Reader Input, April 29). District 8 covers a lot of desert. In many cases the only available housing which has the norm ...

Does Caltrans cover Nevada?

On April 2 I was visiting in Pahrump, Nev. On that date at about 10:28 a.m., I noticed a Caltrans pickup parked in a residential driveway. If this was that employee’s home add ...

Time for state, county to look at freeway ramps

Placer County opened the Sunset Boulevard overpass Sunday afternoon, culminating a year-long project to improve traffic safety and congestion along the Highway 65 corridor connecti ...

I-80 construction plans raising funding concerns

Construction plans to improve the Interstate 80/Highway 65 interchange are raising concerns. One of the concerns is funding which could be diverted from other construction projec ...

Looking behind the scenes: Don’t confuse county CEO with grim reaper

While bowing, the Notebook feels it would have been better television had Akio Toyoda cut off the last digit of his little finger — or even engage in a little seppuku — while t ...

Let Mr. Conkey move to a house on Canal Street

I have a suggestion for the residents of Canal Street and near by subdivision in North Auburn. Since Mr. Jim Conkey is “stuck between a rock and a hard place” to make it easier ...

Proposed exit closure raises concerns

City and county officials are considering a recommendation from Caltrans to eliminate the Taylor Road/Pacific Street Interstate 80 off-ramp in Roseville but area business leaders p ...