old foresthill road

Media Life: Top 10 Auburn Area Backroads to entice open-road fever

Highway 49. And Interstate 80. You know the routine and the routes. Get on one of those two highways and you’re soon up to speed at a fine clip – give or take a few tr ...

Rock, mud slide forces road closure near Auburn

More rock and mud has slid down an American River canyon hillside near Auburn, forcing the second closure of Old Foresthill Road in a week. The road, a scenic, serpentine 4-mile b ...

Old Foresthill Road cleared for travel after slide

Old Foresthill Road opened again Friday after a slide two days earlier forced Placer County to shut a section down due to safety concerns. With the rock and mud scraped off the tw ...

Rockslide forces closure of Foresthill Road in Auburn

2:10 p.m. — Dislodged rocks and dirt entered the roadway and stalled traffic in Auburn Wednesday morning. The Placer County Incident Information Facebook page first reported ...

Rocks, landmark tree, fall to punishing winter storm

Waves of wind and rain Tuesday buffeted the Auburn area, causing rockslides on Old Foresthill Road and uprooting a landmark oak tree. Likened to a series of spokes on a wheel by on ...

NEW UPDATE: Old Foresthill Divide road link re-opens, fire still under investigation

Old Foresthill Road was open again Wednesday to through traffic after being shut down late Monday because of a wildland fire. The fire erupted in the late afternoon, burning a tot ...

NEWS/VIDEO REPORT: 40-acre wildfire cuts off Foresthill Divide for three hours

A wildland fire that broke out late Monday afternoon between Old Foresthill Road and Foresthill Road shut down vehicle traffic for nearly three hours to and from the Foresthill Div ...