Part of I-5 Shut Down for Testing After String of Big Rig Crashes

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SACRAMENTO --

Part of Interstate 5 reopened Tuesday afternoon. The area at Seamas Avenue in Sacramento was just shut down so Caltrans could conduct a study.

I-5 southbound between Sutterville and Seamas has been in the news too much lately.

A few weeks ago, a wreck involving a FedEx truck claimed a life. And last Monday, Monday another big rig took out the concrete median -- and there have been plenty of crashes before that.

Caltrans is making sure nothing is wrong on their end -- conducting a round of skid testing on Tuesday morning to make sure there's nothing wrong with the road.

The crashes could have nothing to do with the road at all.

The last two collisions involving trucks happened in and around the time it was raining.