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Date: April 11, 2017
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Caltrans Project Wins ASCE Award
Vertical clearance project wins top honors from Sacramento civil engineers

MARYSVILLE – Caltrans is pleased to announce its bridge vertical clearance project, nicknamed “Raise 80”, was selected as the 2016 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Sacramento Section’s “Outstanding Roadway and Highway Project of the Year”. The award will be presented at the Sacramento Section’s Project Awards Banquet on tonight at the Grand Sheraton Sacramento Hotel.

Read the full news release here.

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Photos from Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

03-PLA-80 / Raise 80 ribbon cutting ceremony. Malcolm Dougherty and Amarjeet Benipal attended.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RAISE 80 RIBBON CUTTING ANNOUNCED

Caltrans would like to extend an invitation to the community for the “Raise 80” Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on July 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Raley’s shopping center parking lot near the Horseshoe Bar Road Overcrossing. (more)
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Date: June 23, 2016

District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3

Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.c.agov (530) 634-7640

Continued Delays Expected on Interstate 80 at Newcastle

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to anticipate traffic delays beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday, June 26 on Interstate 80 (I-80) between the Highway 193 interchange and Newcastle for striping operations as part of the $36 million vertical clearance project.

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Date: June 20, 2016

District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3

Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Delays Expected on Interstate 80 for Overnight Paving Work at Newcastle

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to anticipate traffic delays beginning Monday, June 20 on Interstate 80 (I-80) between the Highway 193 interchange and Newcastle for overnight paving operations as part of the $36-million vertical clearance project.

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Date: May 23, 2016

District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3

Contact: Liza whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Caltrans Announces Early Completion of Interstate 80 Excavation in Newcastle – All nine structures in South Placer County now meet Federal Clearance Standards

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that freeway excavation on westbound Interstate 80 (I-80) in Newcastle under the Newcastle Union Pacific Railroad bridge was completed Monday, May 23, four days earlier than scheduled. All lane restrictions have been lifted, including the closure of the westbound I-80 exit to Newcastle. High-profile trucks will now be able to successfully travel under the railroad trestle overcrossing.

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Date: May 4, 2016

District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3

Contact: Liza whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Delays Anticipated on Westbound Interstate 80 in Newcastle for “Raise 80” Project

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists to anticipate delays beginning Monday, May 9 on westbound Interstate 80 (I-80) in Newcastle for freeway excavation under the Newcastle Union Pacific Railroad bridge as part of the $36 million vertical clearance project.

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Date: March 22, 2016
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Caltrans to Close and Lift Final “Raise 80” Overcrossing

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists and community residents that roadway closures for the lift of the Newcastle Road overcrossing in South Placer County will begin Monday, March 28. The Newcastle Road overcrossing closure begins at 4 p.m. and will remain closed until Thursday, April 14.

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Date: March 15, 2016
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Newcastle Road Overcrossing Vertical Lift Construction Rescheduled

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists and community residents that the dates for the vertical lifting of The Newcastle Road overcrossing  bridge structure over Interstate 80 (I-80) in south Placer County have been changed. The Newcastle Road overcrossing closure will now being on Monday, March 28 and continue until Thursday, April 14. Additionally, Interstate 80 will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 30 and again on Thurs, Mar. 31 between the Highway 193 interchange and Sierra College Boulevard. Motorists will utilize an eight-mile detour on Taylor Road through south Placer County.

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Date: March 14, 2016

Raise80 E-News – New Dates for Newcastle Road Overcrossing Closure and Lift

New Newcastle Road Overcrossing Construction Closure Dates - 3-14-2016

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Date: March 9, 2016
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

New Dates for Newcastle Road Overcrossing Construction Closures

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists and community residents that the dates of the previously scheduled overnight closures of Interstate 80 (I-80) in south Placer County for the vertical lifting of the Newcastle Road overcrossing bridge structure have been changed. Interstate 80 will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 29 and again on Wednesday, Mar. 30 between the Highway 193 interchange and Sierra College Boulevard.  Motorists will utilize an eight-mile detour on Taylor Road through south Placer County.

Click here to read the full traffic alert here.

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Date: February 23, 2016
CBS13 -Caltrans Waiting On Rain To Stop Before Finishing Raise 80 Project

CBS 13 2-23-2016

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Date:  February 4, 2016
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Newcastle Road Overcrossing Vertical Lift Construction Begins

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that overnight alternating lane closures on Interstate 80 (I-80) in south Placer County under the Newcastle Road overcrossing will begin Friday, February 5, 2016 from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. and will continue from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday nights through Thursday nights until April 30, 2016 (except Sunday February 7) to prepare for the vertical lifting of the Newcastle Road bridge structure.

Read the full traffic alert here.

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Date:  October 30, 2015
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Caltrans “Raise80” Project Plants Drought Resistant Landscaping

LOOMIS – Starting in November, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will be contracting with landscape crews to begin the installation of native California plants on the embankments of the overcrossings raised for the Interstate 80 vertical clearance project – “Raise80”.

Read the full news release here.

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Date:  September 15, 2015
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Scheduled Newcastle Road Overcrossing Closure Postponed

NEWCASTLE– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has announced that the scheduled October closure of the Newcstl Road overcrossing has been postponed. The previously scheduled work to lift the overcrossing as part of the Vertical Clearnace project (nicknamed ‘Raise80’) will not occur until after November 1, 2015.

Read the full news release here.

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Date:  September 9, 2015
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Caltrans Announces Open House for Newcastle Overcrossing Closure

NEWCASTLE– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is hosting an Open House on Thursday, September 10 to present information regarding the upcoming closure of the Newcastle Road overcrossing of Interstate 80 (I-80) in south Placer County.

Read the full news release here.

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Date:  June 3, 2015
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Caltrans Cancels Interstate 80 Scheduled Overnight Closure on June 3

LOOMIS – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that today’s overnight closure of Interstate 80 in south Placer County has been cancelled. The raise of the King Road Overcrossing scheduled for June 2 and June 3 was completed early due to the increasing experience and efficiency of the contractor crews. As a result, tonight’s overnight closure and detour are no longer necessary.

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Date:  May 27, 2015
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Interstate 80 in Loomis to Close in Both Directions Overnight June 2 and June 3

LOOMIS – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that Interstate 80 will be closed overnight in both directions in south Placer County as crews raise the King Road Overcrossing.

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Date:  May 8, 2015
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

I-80 Lane Closure at Weimar Cross Road Begins 8 p.m. Sunday, May 10-22

WEIMAR– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that additional time will be required to travel on eastbound Interstate 80 under the Weimar Cross Road Overcrossing in Placer County. One lane of Interstate 80 will close at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 10 through 5 a.m. Friday, May 22 for 4,000 feet (3/4 mile) at Weimar Cross Road as crews excavate the section of Interstate 80 under the overcrossing of the “Raise80” project which is increasing the vertical clearance of nine freeway overcrossings on Interstate 80 in south Placer County.

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Date: April 22, 2015

Raise80 E-News – Horseshoe Bar Road Overcrossing Lift Completed in One Night

Hbar OC Completed in One Night

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Date: April 22, 2015
District: District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Caltrans Cancels Interstate 80 Scheduled Overnight Closure on April 22

LOOMIS– The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that today’s overnight closure of Interstate 80 in south Placer County has been cancelled.  The raise of the Horseshoe Bar Road Overcrossing scheduled for April 21 and April 22 was completed early due to the unique configuration of the overcrossing, the utilization of more powerful hydraulic jacks and the increasing experience of the contractor crews. As a result, the overnight closure and detour are no longer necessary.

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Date: April 17, 2015

Raise80 E-News – Horseshoe Bar Road Overcrossing Closes This Sunday 

HBar closure reminder

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Date: April 17, 2015
District:
 District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Ramps at Weimar Cross Road and Eastbound Interstate 80 To Close April 19

WEIMAR – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that eastbound Interstate 80 on and off ramps will be closed at Weimar Cross Road in Placer County as crews lower Interstate 80 under the Weimar Cross Road Overcrossing.

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Date: April 8, 2015

Raise80 E-News – New Horseshoe Bar Road Overcrossing Date 

New HBar Dates

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Date: April 7, 2015
District:
District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov (530) 634-7640

Intestate 80 Overnight Closure in Loomis Rescheduled to April 21 and 22

LOOMIS – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced today that the dates for the Interstate 80 overnight closure in both directions for the raising of the Horseshoe Bar Road Overcrossing has been rescheduled.

Click here to read the full traffic alert.

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Date:        February 27, 2015
District:   District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact:  Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov  (530) 634-7640

Interstate 80 in Newcastle to Close in Both Directions Overnight March 3 and 4

NEWCASTLE – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that Interstate 80 will be closed overnight in both directions in south Placer County as crews raise the Gilardi Road Overcrossing.

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Date: February 24, 2015

Raise80 E-News – Gilardi Road Overcrossing Open Temporarily Through February 28 

r80 temp closure

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Date:        February 17, 2015
District:   District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact:  Liza Whitmore, liza.whitmore@dot.ca.gov  (530) 634-7640

Temporary Closure Scheduled for Gilardi Road Overcrossing of Interstate 80 

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that the Gilardi Road Overcrossing of Interstate 80 in Loomis is closed through Monday, February 23 for waterline work.

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Date: February 13, 2015

Raise80 E-News – Gilaridi Road Overcrossing Closes This Sunday

2.13.2015

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Date: February 11, 2015
Raise80 E-News – Gilardi Road Overcrossing Lift Dates

2.11.2015

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Date:    January 29, 2015
Raise80 E-News – Brace Overcrossing Update – Night 2 

1.29.2015

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Date:    January 28, 2015
Raise80 E-News – Brace Overcrossing Update – Night 1  

1.28.2015

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Date: January 28, 2015

KCRA3

I-80 in Placer County closed for bridge lift

 KCRA 1.28.2015

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Date:    January 23, 2015
Raise80 E-News – Brace Road Overcrossing Closures Next Week 

1.23.2015

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Date:        January 22, 2015
District:   District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact:  Deanna Shoopman –  (530) 741-5472 – deanna.shoopman@dot.ca.gov

Interstate 80 to Close in Both Directions Overnight January 27 and 28

LOOMIS – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that Interstate 80 will be closed in both directions in south Placer County during the overnight hours next week as crews raise the Brace Road Overcrossing.

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Date: January 14, 2015

Local businesses anticipate Raise80 project

Loomis News

Local Businesses Anticipate Raise80 Loomis News Jan 2015

 

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Date:        January 6, 2015
District:   District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact:  Deanna Shoopman –  (530) 741-5472 – deanna.shoopman@dot.ca.gov

Interstate 80 to Close in Both Directions Overnight January 27 and 28; Detour in Effect in South Placer County

LOOMIS – The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is resuming the “Raise80” project which is increasing the vertical clearance of nine freeway overcrossings on Interstate 80 in south Placer County. The Brace Road Overcrossing lift date and I-80 closures are scheduled for Tuesdsay, January 27 and Wednesday, January 28 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. During the lift process, all I-80 traffic in both directions will be detoured around the project.  Motorists can expect an eight-mile detour.

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Date:    December 19, 2014

Raise80 E-News – Brace Overcrossing Lift Date Change 

12.19.2014

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Date:    December 12, 2014

Raise80 E-News – Brace Road Overcrossing Lift Dates 

12.12.2014

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Date:    December 3, 2014

Raise80 E-News – Raise80 Jacking Lift Process 

12.3.2014

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Date:    November 14, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Penryn Overcrossing Lift Process is Complete! 

11.14.2014

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Date:    November 13, 2014

Raise80 E-News – Penryn Overcrossing Update 

11.13.2014

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Date: November 13, 2014

KCRA3

Penryn bridge gets 18-inch lift along Interstate 80
Second of nine bridges to be raised

KCRA Penryn

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Date:    November 7, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Penryn Road Overcrossing Closes this Sunday 

11.7.2014

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Date: November 6, 2014

CBS Sacramento

How To Get Around Raise80 Detours in South Placer County

cbs13

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Date:        October 29, 2014
District:   District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact:  Deanna Shoopman –  (530) 741-5472 – deanna.shoopman@dot.ca.gov

Interstate 80 to Close in Both Directions Overnight November 12 and 13

PENRYN – As part of the “Raise80” project, which will increase the vertical clearance of nine freeway overcrossings in south Placer County in order to meet modern clearance standards, Interstate 80 will be closed in both directions at the Penryn Road overcrossing from 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning on November 12 and 13.

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Date:  October 13, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Penryn Road Overcrossing Lift Dates  

10.13.2014

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Date:  September 25, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Magra Overcrossing Lift Process is Complete

9.25.2014

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Date:        September 24, 2014
District:   District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact:  Deanna Shoopman –  (530) 741-5472 – deanna.shoopman@dot.ca.gov

Interstate 80 Subject to Detour Tonight in South Placer County

COLFAX – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) continues the first structure lift of the “Raise80” project tonight  Wednesday, September 24 from 10:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. The overpass structure at Magra Road in west Placer County is the first structure to be lifted.

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Date:  September 24, 2014
Raise80 E-News -Magra Overcrossing Update 

9.24.2014

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Date:        September 22, 2014
District:   District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact:  Deanna Shoopman –  (530) 741-5472 – deanna.shoopman@dot.ca.gov

Interstate 80 Subject to Detour Tuesday and Wednesday Nights in South Placer County 

Colfax- The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will begin the first structure lift of the “Raise80” project Tuesday, September 23 and Wednesday, September 24 from 10:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

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Date:  September 22, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Live Updates from the Magra Lift 

9.22.2014

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Date:  September 19, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Magra Overcrossing Project-Related Closures  

9.19.2014

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Date: September 17, 2014

Colfax Record

Caltrans girds for some heavy lifting on Interstate 80 near Colfax

Caltrans girds for some heavy lifting on Interstate 80 near Colfax _ Colfax Record

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Date:  September 17, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Magra Overcrossing Closes This Week   

9.17.2014

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Date:  September 12, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Raise80 Project-Related Lane Closures 9/12 – 9/14

9.12.2014

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Date: September 10, 2014
Raise80 E-News – Promote Your Business on the Raise80 Website 

9.10.2014

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Date: August 6, 2014

KCRA 3/KQCA My58

LOOMIS, Calif. (KCRA) —Caltrans is preparing to raise nine bridges along the Interstate 80 corridor from Colfax to Loomis in order to meet federal highway standards.

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KCRA KICK OFF COVERAGE

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Date:          May 20, 2014
District:   District 3 – Marysville, www.dot.ca.gov/dist3
Contact: Deanna Shoopman –  (530) 741-5472 – deanna.shoopman@dot.ca.gov

Caltrans Open Houses for Upcoming Vertical Clearance Project on Interstate 80

South Placer County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will host two open house meetings to inform residents and businesses about the upcoming Interstate 80 Vertical Clearance Project and its outreach campaign “Raise 80.”  

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Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014

KCRA 3/KQCA My58

Foothill residents brace for traffic trouble along I-80

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KCRA Report on Raise80 3.25.2014

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Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014
Auburn Journal

Caltrans announces $36 million I-80 overpass clearance project

Caltrans announces $36 million I-80 overpass clearance project _ Auburn Journal_Page_1

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