Interstate 80

Caltrans begins work on Highway 49, Interstate 80

Locals can expect to slow for flashing lights as Caltrans starts on basic roadside maintenance along Highway 49 and Interstate 80. Rochelle Jenkins, a spokeswoman for Caltrans, s ...

I-80 partially open

Crews expect to have both directions of Interstate 80 open by 2 p.m. today. The freeway was fully shut down at Colfax due to poor visibility Thursday afternoon. Westbound I-80 open ...

Zero visibility closes 80: Blizzard shuts interstate between Placer County foothills and Nevada state line

Interstate 80 over Donner Summit was closed to traffic Thursday due to heavy snowfall and zero visibility, Depending on weather conditions, the highway would remain closed throug ...

Good Samaritan killed on I-80

A commercial vehicle driver was killed after he crossed eastbound Interstate 80 near Blue Canyon to assist the driver of a vehicle early Thursday morning, reported California Highw ...

Four accidents close part of I-80

Law enforcement is warning motorists to take it slow on the roads this week. Wednesday afternoon the portion of Interstate 80 just east of Highway 174 was closed for at least an ...

CHP officers stop chase suspect on I-80

A chase that included four patrol cars and a helicopter overhead ended when a spike strip stopped the driver of an allegedly stolen pick-up truck. Gold Run California Highway Pat ...

Colfax man arrested for beating man with flashlight

A Colfax man was released from jail this week after he was arrested in a road-rage incident that allegedly turned into a flashlight beating. Jeremy Michael Asquith is no longer i ...

Let's hear facts of rock-throwing incident first

Make an example out of them? Sentence them to community service? This rock-throwing case is somehow different because those accused were football players? Since three teenagers ...

Decent road over summit needed

By Mike Maynard Special to the Colfax Record The section of Interstate 80 that crosses the Sierra Nevada was dedicated Nov. 1, 1964 in a snowstorm similar to the one that frust ...

Coach asks rock throwers to take responsibility, show remorse

The Sacramento resident critically injured by a rock thrown from the Canyon Way overpass on Interstate 80 has been released from the hospital. As police continue to investigate th ...

Victim of rock toss released from hospital

The Sacramento resident critically injured by a rock tossed from the Canyon Way overpass on Interstate 80 has been released from the hospital. Jose Palomera, 48, returned to his S ...

Investigation continues in rock-throwing incident

California Highway Patrol officers are still searching for the individuals who threw rocks off the Canyon Way/Placer Hills Road overpass early Monday morning. Apparently a group o ...

Diesel spill forces closure of I-80

A semi-truck and trailer rig jackknifed, dumping nearly 2,600 gallons of diesel fuel on Interstate 80 just east of Donner Summit early Wednesday morning. Just before 6 a.m., Micha ...

Caltrans describes planned bridge upgrades

Only a handful of residents attended Caltrans’ presentation on raising overcrossings on Interstate 80 in Placer County.Caltrans spokesperson Rochelle Jenkins was in Colfax on Mar ...