Traffic Advisory Update: Sierra College Blvd Lanes Open

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Sunday, January 28, 9:45 a.m. Update: All lanes on Sierra College Blvd are being reopened. 

The Commons Dr. entrance to the Commons Shopping Center will be restricted to one lane in and one lane out as work continues. All Granite Dr. entrances to the shopping center are open.

Thank you to everyone for their patience during this incident. A special thank you to the crews who have worked diligently on the clean up and to keep traffic moving!

 

Saturday, January 27, 11: 45 a.m. Update: The westbound I-80 onramp at Sierra College Blvd is now open. Lane closures persist on Sierra College Blvd and the Commons Drive entrance to Commons Shopping Center remains closed as clean up continues into the afternoon. ‬

The public can still access the Commons Shopping Center from two entrances on Granite Drive. 

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Saturday, January 27, 8 a.m. Update: The westbound I-80 onramp at Sierra College Boulevard remains closed along with the Commons Drive entrance to the Commons Shopping Center and multiple lanes in surrounding area. 

The public can still access the Commons Shopping Center from two entrances on Granite Drive. 

Crews are continue to work to clean roads of spilled vegetable oil from an truck and trailer incident that occurred late Friday morning, January 26.

It is estimated that the onramp, lanes and entrance may be opened Saturday afternoon.

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

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Update: January 26, 6 p.m.

An overturned truck and trailer that spilled cooking oil onto roads at Sierra College Blvd. and Commons Drive is causing lane closures on Sierra College Blvd. near the Westbound I-80 exit. The I-80 Westbound on ramp at Sierra College Blvd is closed.

The entrance to the Commons Shopping Center at Commons Dr. is also closed as crews work to clean up the scene. Entry to the shopping center is still available from Granite Dr. Crews are doing everything they can to reopen the lanes and roads to traffic, but closures are expected to persist at least until Saturday morning, January 27.

The public is advised to avoid the area until further notice.

Representatives from Placer County Environmental Health and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are involved in the cleanup process.

The driver of the overturned vehicle suffered minor injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

Contact:

Michael Young

City of Rocklin

Cell: 916-541-6408