Interstate 80

Vehicle collides with parked big rig

A three-vehicle accident involving a small sedan, a van and a semi truck held up eastbound traffic for close to an hour on Interstate 80 Thursday morning, causing no fatalities but ...

Sierra landslide forces I-80 to close near California-Nevada state line

  TRUCKEE (AP) — Interstate 80 has been closed in both directions near the California-Nevada state line after flash flooding from Sierra thunderstorms sent rock ...

Fire strikes Downtown Auburn again

The second fire in a week broke out Monday afternoon on vacant property near the Pacific Gas & Electric substation at Landis Circle and Elm Avenue in Downtown Auburn. The fire ...

I-80 wrong-way driver arrested for DUI

A 53-year-old woman from Fair Oaks “amazingly” survived a head-on collision early Friday morning after she drove the wrong way on eastbound Interstate 80 east of Dutch ...

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 ...