ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – Officials are unveiling the first phase of a $50 million improvement to the Interstate 80-Highway 65 interchange.
It will provide a third lane on northbound Highway 65 from I-80 to Pleasant Grove Boulevard. There are also improvements to the Galleria Boulevard/Stanford Ranch Road interchange, including signals that Placer County hopes will relieve congestion and improve safety.READ MORE: State Water Officials Preparing To Make Emergency Cutbacks To Growers And Ranchers
This construction started in the spring of 2018. Most of the construction has been done at night.READ MORE: Woman Drowns At Shrinking Folsom Lake, Leaving Young Nephew Alone on Shore
With the interchange being one of the most congested in the Sacramento/Roseville area, Placer County officials made improving the stretch a priority.MORE NEWS: Illegal Dumping Laws Not Being Enforced Along Tuolumne River As Trash Piles Up
A ceremony to celebrate the completion of the work will be held on Thursday morning.