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Higher Foresthill Bridge barriers poised for installation

AUBURN CA - A new 6½-foot-high pedestrian barrier will soon be replacing the 4-foot-high railing that now extends across the Foresthill bridge. Contractor Golden State Bridge is ...

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 ...

Raised guard rail on Foresthill Bridge getting closer to reality

The Foresthill Bridge was the scene of another suicide over the weekend. By the Journal’s count, an estimated 58 people have now fallen to their deaths from the 730-foot-high sp ...

Seeing the possibilities

When Rick Dondro looks at the miles of blacktop that crisscross Placer County, he sees nuances passing motorists seldom consider. North Auburn’s Bell Road is one example. Dondr ...

Smoother Interstate 80 on the way

Cross-country truckers, Bay Areas skiers, Reno-bound gamblers and long-suffering Placer County motorists will soon bid good riddance to the rough ride along Interstate 80 over Donn ...