foresthill bridge

Media Life: Idiot’s guide to Auburn, Placer terminology

Media Life would be remiss without mentioning the departure of the Auburn Journal’s longtime newsroom leader and guiding force,Deric Rothe. Rothe stepped down this month after 1 ...

$2,000 pricetag for helicopter rescue from tree at Foresthill Bridge

A Foresthill Bridge parachute jump gone wrong and the subsequent helicopter rescue from a tree branch 60 feet above the ground last Thursday could cost an Olympic Valley man $2,000 ...

Parachute jumper rescued from tree, arrested after Foresthill Bridge leap

A BASE jumper found himself suspended 60 feet in the air Thursday dangling from a tree limb in a leap-gone-wrong from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge. Nicholos Frey, 34, of Ol ...

Foresthill Bridge work spending stays on track

The $74 million Foresthill Bridge project is staying within budget limitations and on schedule, with motorists getting a break in recent days with the re-opening of two-way traffic ...

Media Life: Closer look reveals Auburn’s hidden gems

The devil’s in the details and for Auburn – with a rich legacy that stretches back to the Gold Rush and beyond – there is plenty to appreciate for anyone willing to take the ...

Two-way daytime traffic open again on Foresthill Bridge

Two-way traffic on the Foresthill Bridge returned Tuesday, with the newly widened middle section being deployed as the $74 million seismic retrofit and painting project continues. ...

Man scales new Foresthill Bridge fencing to leap to his death

A man climbed over new, higher fencing on the Foresthill Bridge and leaped to his death Wednesday morning. The bridge is currently undergoing a $74.4 million seismic retrofit and ...

Man asks directions, leaps to death off Foresthill Bridge

A 20-year-old man politely asked a flagman whether he could go onto the Foresthill Bridge and, given permission, leaped to his death Thursday afternoon when he reached the middle. ...

The wait is on: Foresthill Bridge traffic down to one lane

Traffic along the Foresthill Bridge is down to one lane and delays are stopping flows on weekdays as construction crews are at work on a $74.4 million improvement project. The bri ...

Raising Foresthill Bridge railing to cause traffic delays

Expect some construction-caused delays traveling over the Foresthill Bridge starting late this month, Placer County officials are advising motorists. Starting near the end of Febru ...