I-80

Motorcycle rider dead in I-80 crash at Applegate

A 53-year-old Vacaville man was killed after the Harley-Davidson he was riding left Interstate 80 and crashed. Witnesses told California Highway Patrol investigators that they saw ...

Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway

Traffic was to take a detour off Interstate 80 in Placer County this morning and again, overnight into Thursday, turning Taylor Road once again into a major thoroughfare. Caltrans ...

Reader Input: Trader Joe’s belongs here

I would love to have Trader Joe’s in Auburn. I would shop there weekly. Since the I-80 corridor has gotten more and more crowded and the Highway 65 interchange more and more ...

Reader Input: Build blight-free future for Colfax

Colfax officials are taking action to remove blighted properties. More power to them. First to go — the old hotel, abandoned and condemned for decades, at the entrance to dow ...

Reader Input: I-80 offramp a local hazard

Re: Truck rollover on westbound I-80 offramp to Highway 49 (“2 hurt as big rig overturns on Interstate 80 offramp in Auburn,” Journal, Aug. 21). I’m sure most A ...

Reader Input: Caltrans spruced up I-80 nicely

“Wow” is what I can say and “thank you” to Caltrans. All the on- and off-ramps from I-80 around town look great. They are cleaned up and they have been edge ...

Reader Input: A few steps would ease Auburn traffic

Spring brings traffic light problems? (“Spring brings road work and signal light issues,” Journal, March 23). Seems to me traffic flow is a major and unaddressed issu ...

Infant involved in I-80 crash dies

The 9-month-old infant who was injured last week in a five-vehicle collision that occurred on I-80 and SR-65 has died from his injuries, the Auburn office of the California Highway ...

Caltrans rolling out $36 million in I-80 overcrossing upgrades

Caltrans is moving forward with plans to provide more room to move under nine overcrossings above Interstate 80 in Placer County. The $36 million project is poised to start in May ...

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 ...

Reader Input: Every 10 miles a Walmart?

I have to respond to Ms. (Patricia) Meisinger’s letter to the editor about Walmart being a good fit for Auburn (Reader Input, Oct. 8). How tragic it is that one might have ...

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 ...

Colfax man suffers serious injuries when debris goes through windshield

A Colfax resident sustained major head injuries  when he was struck by a piece of vehicle debris that entered through the front windshield of his vehicle yesterday morning on ...

Reader Input: Influence keeps name secret

Today there is a piece about a single vehicle accident (“Miracle walkaway from Interstate 80 crash in Auburn,” Journal, Aug. 20). The driver’s name is published ...

Reader Input: Officer King came through

Last Friday I had a blowout while driving on I-80. After pulling over and turning on my flashers, I whipped out my cell and called for service. The first company said they did ...