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Highway 50

The portion of Highway 50 to be rehabilitated. (Credit: Caltrans)

Caltrans: Highway 50 Revamp to Start 2 Weeks Early

Commuters beware! The project to upgrade the Highway 50 Viaduct is beginning two weeks early, Caltrans announced Thursday.

03/27/2014

Watt Avenue Highway 50 nightmare

Highway 50, Watt Avenue Project Causing Frustration For Drivers

The Sacramento County Department of Transportation added new ramps and stoplights at the Watt Avenue-Highway 50 interchange.

12/18/2013

Steve Garcia Missing Colfax Man

Family Of Missing Colfax Man Continues Search

Today marks one week since Eric Garcia disappeared after leaving Rancho Murrieta. Deputies say Eric made a call to his fiancé last Saturday morning, but the phone hasn’t been used since then.

12/14/2013

Credit: Frank

UPDATE: Kyburz Fire 40% Contained; Highway 50 Controls Still In Place

Highway 50 has been closed indefinitely in both directions near Kyburz in El Dorado County due to thick smoke blowing across the roadway from a nearby fire.

07/09/2013

POLLUTION ORLANDO

UPDATE: Highway 50 Reopened after Carnival Truck Fire

According to the California Highway Patrol, a big rig carrying carnival rides caught fire sometime after 2 p.m. on Tuesday about 25 miles east of Placerville.

05/14/2013

Snowpack Survey

Snow Survey Expected To Show Levels Almost 50% Below Average

This season’s fourth snow survey is scheduled for today. The Department of Water Resources conducts its manual survey off Highway 50 near Echo Summit later this morning.

03/28/2013

Truck flipped on Hwy 50 Hagz

Highway 50 Traffic Backed Up For Miles After SUV Hits 2 Other Vehicles

Eastbound Highway 50 near Watt Avenue is now clear after a pickup truck collided with a Caltrans vehicle and overturned Monday afternoon, officials say.

03/11/2013

Chase Through Sacramento

Couple Driving Stolen Car Arrested In Sacramento After Chase

A man and woman are behind bars Friday after leading deputies on a chase on Highways 99 and 50 in a stolen vehicle.

01/11/2013

(credit: CBS)

Popularity Of Tahoe For New Year’s Turns Highway 50 Into Parking Lot

Tahoe is a popular destination for New Year’s celebrations and vacations, but getting there proved problematic this weekend.

12/29/2012

Big Rig Overturns On Highway 50 At Sunrise

A big rig with a 48-foot trailer carrying scrap metal overturned as the driver attempted to get onto Highway 50 on Tuesday afternoon.

04/03/2012

harbor crash

Big Rig Driver Dies After Suffering Medical Emergency While Driving

A big rig driver has died after suffering from some sort of medical condition while driving along Highway 50 in West Sacramento overnight.

02/16/2012

(credit: CBS)

UPDATE: Three People Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Highway 50

Three people have died in a crash with a wrong-way driver on Highway 50 in Rancho Cordova overnight.

02/06/2012

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