Placer County has advised that Union Pacific is planning work on Donner Summit beginning May 18th. Expect detours on the Old Lincoln Highway and at the Soda Springs Road crossing. For the closure on Old Donner Summit they plan to close the crossing from May 18th to the 23rd Old Donner Summit Map For the closure [...]
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Over the years, the Donner Summit community has identified traffic as one of the area’s key concerns, particularly on busy or snowy days. Recently, December storms and holiday visitors created a traffic standstill along Donner Pass Road and Soda Springs Road, causing resort visitors to attempt to turn around and leave the summit before [...]
Click below to find the current public bus schedule: Daily Shuttles come westbound on Donner Pass Road, hitting Sugar Bowl Academy at 6:44 a.m. and continuing to Boreal before turning around. Mt Judah Day Lodge Donner Ski Ranch Sugar Bowl Gondola Tri Lodges Donner Pass Rd/Soda Springs Rd Soda Springs Ski Resort Pahatsi Rd/Yuba Dr [...]
Locals are pleased that gas has returned to Soda Springs. The Beacon station at the I-80 exit has been re-opened under new management after being closed for many months.
A new 10-part series on the National Geographic Channel depicts the trials of travel on I-80 over Donner Summit. Film crews worked with four area towing companies and our friends at the Kingvale CalTrans station during the treacherous winter of 2010-11. It’s an action-packed reality show sure to be closely watched by those of us [...]
As you have seen on this site, DSAA has been working with Nevada county and Soda Springs property owners to address the outdated zoning regulations along the Soda Springs corridor of Old 40 (freeway to Soda Springs Road). The “Commercial Highway” designation for the area is a holdover from the days before I-80 was built. [...]
This week the eastbound Soda Springs/Noren exit from I-80 was closed as part of an ongoing construction project. More on the status of I-80 projects at http://www.getacross80.com/travel_info_map.php. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is conducting several construction projects on Interstate 80 between Colfax, California and the Nevada State line. Actual project timelines may vary, but [...]