Interstate 80

No. 3 lane on eastbound I-80 open

The California Highway Patrol's Sigalert for the right lane (No.3) of eastbound Interstate 80 near the Newcastle Road exit after a series of small grass fires started next ...

Westbound Interstate 80 in the Sierra closed after fatal crash

  Caltrans is reporting that all westbound traffic is closed on Interstate 80 at Castle Peak after a fatal accident in a construction area Monday afternoon.   ...

Interstate 80 traffic no longer being held at Colfax

The traffic hold on Interstate 80 at Colfax has been lifted after multiple spinouts were cleared from the roadway, the California Department of Transportation said. The hold ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Auburn CHP officer honored on I-80; Valentine’s Day descends on Auburn; A wave to Placer High’s flag runner

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Freeway honor for slain CHP officer from Auburn

Raymond Carpenter – a California Highway Patrol officer from Auburn who was killed while on duty 43 years ago – will gain a rare honor Wednesday. Thanks to efforts by ...

New, wider Caltrans snowplow debuts on Interstate 80

  Caltrans is alerting the public that a new, wider snowplow rig will go into service during Thursday’s forecast storm. According to Caltrans spokeswoman Rochelle Jenk ...

Chains required on I-80 in Truckee

  Travelers headed to Lake Tahoe via Interstate 80 Monday will need to carry chains. Chains are required on all vehicles except those with four-wheel drive from Nyack to Tru ...

Road conditions: Interstate 80

As of 4:30 Friday afternoon Caltrans has chain controls in effect from Baxter to Cisco with chain screening for trucks at Applegate. To see live images from Caltrans' web ...

Highway Patrol hopes murky photo of fearful suspect will crack auto-theft case

AUBURN CA - The California Highway Patrol is looking for a man whose panic-stricken face was photographed by an Ophir resident during what authorities allege was an attempt to elud ...

Roadside honors for Iraq war vet who died in crash

  AUBURN CA - From the Sacramento International Airport to a turn off the Auburn’s Maple Street exit from Interstate 80, first responders turned out Friday to honor Chr ...