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UPDATE: Chain controls dropped on I-80, Highway 20

Chain controls are in effect for Truckee area highways for Thursday, Dec. 16. For more chain control information, please visit Caltrans website.

Update 3:15 p.m.:

Chain controls have been dropped on I-80 and Highway 20.

Update 2:15 p.m.:

Interstate 80:



For eastbound traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Kingvale to the Donner Lake Interchange.

For westbound traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from the Donner Lake Interchange to 4.7 miles west of Kingvale.




Highway 89

Chains or snow tires are required from Sugar Pine State Park to the Junction of I-80.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 4 miles north of Truckee to the Sierra/Plumas County line.

Chain controls have been dropped on Highway 267.

Update 11:01 a.m.:

Interstate 80

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 2.1 miles east of Baxter to the Nevada state line.

Initially Posted:

Interstate 80

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 3.4 miles east of Gold Run to the Nevada state line.

Highway 267

Chains or snow tires are required from 5 miles south of Truckee (Nevada County) to 5 miles south of Truckee (Placer County).

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 5 miles south of Truckee to Kings Beach.

Highway 89

Chains or snow tires are required from Sugar Pine State Park to the Junction of I-80.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 2 miles north of Truckee (Nevada County) to 12.2 miles north of Truckee (Sierra County.

Highway 28

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Tahoe City to 4 miles east of Tahoe City.

Chains or snow tires are required from 4 miles east of Tahoe City to the Nevada state line.

Highway 20

Highway 20 is closed eastbound to all tractor-semitrailer combinations at Nevada Street in Nevada City due to traction concerns.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Nevada City to the Junction of I-80.


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