Interstate 80

memorial

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.

01/17/2015

crash

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.

01/16/2015

crash

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.

01/15/2015

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.

01/12/2015

crash

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.

01/10/2015

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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.

01/01/2015

weather

Wet Weather Means Holiday Travel Headaches

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

11/30/2014

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.

11/29/2014

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.

11/25/2014

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How To Get Around Raise 80 Detours In South Placer County

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.

11/06/2014

Credit: Sean Bennett/CW31

Applegate Fire Destroys 5 Homes, Burns 420 Acres

Officials say a wildfire burning along a Northern California interstate has destroyed five homes.

10/09/2014

CBS13

CHP Officers Threaten To Strictly Enforce Lower Speed Limit In Natomas I-80 Project

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.

09/05/2014

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