Interstate 80

road congestion

Placer County Transportation Officials Want To Fix Interstate 80, Highway 65 Congestion

The Placer County Transportation Planning Agency wants to change some of the congestion issues in the area by widening the highway and adding carpool lanes in a three-phase plan.

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Car Leaves Capital City Freeway And Drives Into Motel Pool

our people were injured after their car drove off the Capital City freeway in Sacramento and crashed into a motel.


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Chemical Spill On Interstate 80 In Vacaville Causing Major Backup

Multiple agencies are on the scene of a chemical spill in Solano County that is causing a major freeway backup.



Vigil Honors 3 Teens Killed By Wrong-Way Driver On I-80

Candles spell out three initials on a hilltop as house music plays in the background and more flickering tea lights line the park.



Vigil Planned For Teens Killed In Wrong Way Crash On Interstate 80

Matt Azar, Kendra Langham and Matthew Beardwitt died on Jan. 10 when a wrong way driver hit them near Madison Avenue. The CHP says that driver did not have his headlights on as he slammed into them, head-on.



West Sacramento Fire Truck Rear Ended While Responding To Hit-And-Run Scene

An incident on Interstate 80 in West Sacramento ended with a fire truck hit and a man in in custody.


wrong way danger

How Can You Avoid A Deadly Crash Involving A Wrong-Way Driver?

The CHP says the victims were in no way at fault for what happened, but their lives could have been saved if the driver had adhered to a late-night rule of the road.



DUI Suspect Only Survivor Of Crash That Killed 3 On I-80

Three people – including two teens – died instantly after police say a drunk, wrong-way driver hit them head-on on Interstate 80 early Saturday morning.


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Lane-Splitting Motorcyclist Dies After Colliding With Big Rig On Interstate 80

Officers say the 25-year-old Sacramento man was riding a Kawasaki Ninja, splitting the two inside lanes at between 50 and 60 mph on eastbound Interstate 80, west of Northgate Boulevard.



Wet Weather Means Holiday Travel Headaches

Snow made for treacherous driving conditions in the mountains, catching some holiday travelers off-guard.


The mudslide Caltrans crews had to clean up. (Credit: Caltrans District 3)

Crews Clean Up Mudslide On I-80 Near Colfax

Caltrans crews had to clean up a mudslide along Interstate 80 near Colfax early Saturday afternoon.


animal accidents

Caltrans Warns Deer Accidents On Rise At Highway 50 And Interstate 80

β€œIn that particular area, [Highway] 50 and [Interstate] 80, there have been a lot of wildfires, which means there is less vegetation, and the animals need to travel forward to forage,” she said.