Commuters beware! The project to upgrade the Highway 50 Viaduct is beginning two weeks early, Caltrans announced Thursday.
The Sacramento County Department of Transportation added new ramps and stoplights at the Watt Avenue-Highway 50 interchange.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eastbound Highway 50 near Watt Avenue is now clear after a pickup truck collided with a Caltrans vehicle and overturned Monday afternoon, officials say.
A man and woman are behind bars Friday after leading deputies on a chase on Highways 99 and 50 in a stolen vehicle.
Tahoe is a popular destination for New Year’s celebrations and vacations, but getting there proved problematic this weekend.
A big rig with a 48-foot trailer carrying scrap metal overturned as the driver attempted to get onto Highway 50 on Tuesday afternoon.
A big rig driver has died after suffering from some sort of medical condition while driving along Highway 50 in West Sacramento overnight.
Three people have died in a crash with a wrong-way driver on Highway 50 in Rancho Cordova overnight.