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Caltrans gets its way on new Foresthill Bridge railing height

It’s not as high as some would like and it’s not as low as it is now, but it looks like the height of the railing on the Foresthill Bridge will be just right for Caltrans. Wit ...

Bridge-raising project still under fire

Caltrans officials said Horseshoe Bar Road may be closed for as little as 10 days during bridge raising, which Loomis Fire says is still too long. Bridge closures of up to 60 days ...

Milder mountain weather revs up Caltrans’ I-80 roadwork

Caltrans contractors are moving back onto Interstate 80 to start a new round of improvements. A total of $521 million in construction projects are planned between this spring and ...

Meeting tonight on bridge closures

Plans by Caltrans to close Loomis bridges over Interstate 80 for several months will devastate Loomis businesses, a town official said. “Times are tough. This would really hurt ...

High-tech Recovery Act road project aids Placer County motorists

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 ...

End of road for Interstate 80 Colfax-Alta detour

After seven months, nightly traffic detours off Interstate 80 east of Colfax are over. The $70 million Caltrans project to rehab 11 miles of the freeway between Colfax and Alta is ...

Interstate 80 detour near Colfax still on

Nightly westbound Interstate 80 closures just east of Colfax will continue until late October. With the cost savings of the Gold Run III project, Caltrans has also announced it wi ...

Video/News Report: Cone zone message gives Colfax Record, editor statewide exposure

Colfax has a famous face in the form of Record Editor Gloria Beverage. Beverage and the weekly newspaper she helms in Colfax have been highlighted around the state for more than a ...

Expanded Auburn-Sacramento bus service on the way

With its popularity growing in a time of skyrocketing gas prices and a major highway improvement project threatening to clog roads further, Placer County’s rush hour express bus ...