Snow made for treacherous driving conditions in the mountains, catching some holiday travelers off-guard.
Caltrans crews had to clean up a mudslide along Interstate 80 near Colfax early Saturday afternoon.
“In 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.
Interstate 80 will be closed on Nov. 12 and 13 between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. in both directions at Penryn Road as part of a project to increase the clearance of nine freeway crossings. Here’s how to get around that closure.
Officials say a wildfire burning along a Northern California interstate has destroyed five homes.
The next time you travel Interstate 80 in Natomas you’ll notice two big changes: a lower speed limit and a higher number of officers looking for offenders.
Officials have lowered the speed limit through the construction zone along Interstate 80 through Natomas from 65 to 55 mph, Caltrans announced Friday.
The Across the Top project added an hour to some drivers’ commutes as five lanes of traffic were reduced to three. Eastbound Interstate 80 splits off at West El Camino Avenue into two sections separated by a concrete barrier.
Beginning Saturday, a 4-mile stretch of Eastbound Interstate 80 from the Sacramento-Yolo County line to West El Camino Avenue will go from three lanes to two. From there, traffic will shift to the three inside lanes until Watt Avenue.
All lanes of I-80 near Rocklin are open after an overnight big rig fire caused a major mess.
The concrete problem on westbound Interstate 80 in Natomas was discovered where a new carpool lane is being added.