Highway 65 Lincoln Bypass

State Route 65 is a vital inter-regional route that serves both local and regional traffic, and is a major connector for both automobile and truck traffic between the I-80 and SR 70/99 corridors. Having been planned for three decades, the Lincoln Bypass was originally proposed to address the growing traffic conflicts and congestion resulting from a major interregional state highway bisecting the heart of the City of Lincoln’s downtown area. This area includes seven traffic Read More…

Regional Rail

Overview PCTPA, along with regional partners, have been working cooperatively on a Regional Rail Implementation Plan to explore a commuter rail system between Auburn and Oakland. This regional rail (commuter) service would augment existing Capitol Corridor intercity service by providing additional peak period capacity within the greater Sacramento urban area and between Sacramento and the Bay Area. The two services (Capitol Corridor and Regional Rail) would utilize the same equipment, staff, and fare structure, and Read More…

I-80 Capacity and Operational Improvements

Overview I-80 TrafficThe Interstate 80 (I-80) Capacity and Operational Improvements project has widened the freeway from the Placer/Sacramento County line (approximately Riverside Ave/Auburn Blvd) all the way to Highway 65. The existing carpool lanes in Sacramento County were extended to Highway 65 in both eastbound and westbound directions, and auxiliary lanes were added between the interchanges to allow a smoother entrance and exit from the freeway. Partners Caltrans – I-80 is a state highway and Read More…

I-80/Sierra College Boulevard Interchange Improvements

Overview Constructed in 1959, the I-80/Sierra College Boulevard Interchange in the City of Rocklin is too low, narrow and short to meet modern needs. The modernization of this interchange will raise the height of the interchange to meet U.S. Department of Defense standards for interstate routes; widen the overpass to coincide with the widening of Sierra College Boulevard to six lanes, and lengthen the junction to accommodate future widening of I-80. Partners City of Rocklin – Read More…