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Liza Whitmore of Caltrans explains how the agency raised freeway bridges along Interstate 80 to accommodate new, taller trucks. Whitmore was interviewed at the Newcastle Road overcrossing of Interstate 80. Tony Bizjak The Sacramento Bee
Liza Whitmore of Caltrans explains how the agency raised freeway bridges along Interstate 80 to accommodate new, taller trucks. Whitmore was interviewed at the Newcastle Road overcrossing of Interstate 80. Tony Bizjak The Sacramento Bee
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Caltrans makes room for taller trucks by raising I-80 overpasses

April 10, 2016 08:09 AM

UPDATED April 10, 2016 04:35 PM

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Tony Bizjak has covered local transportation issues for The Sacramento Bee since 2003. Prior to that, he covered Sacramento City Hall and local government issues. A California native, Bizjak has a journalism degree from San Jose State University. Contact reporter Tony Bizjak at tbizjak@sacbee.com or 916-321-1059. Twitter: @TonyBizjak