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Update: Chain controls for Tuesday, Dec. 14

Chain controls are in place for area roadways. For the most up to date chain control information, please visit Caltrans website.

Update 9:12 a.m.:

For eastbound I-80 traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Colfax to the Nevada state line.

For westbound I-80 traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from the Nevada State Line to Applegate.



Updated 8:20 a.m.:

Highway 267 is open to all traffic, according to a tweet from Caltrans.

Initially Posted:

Interstate 80:




I-80 is now open in both directions to passenger vehicles with chain controls in place, Caltrans tweeted. Big rigs are still being held at this time.

I-80 was previously closed from the Junction of 174 in Colfax to the Nevada State Line due to downed power lines.

For eastbound traffic: Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Nyack to Hirschdale Road in Truckee.

For westbound traffic: Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Truckee to Nyack.

Highway 267:

Highway 267 is closed from 5 miles south of Truckee to Kings Beach due to adverse weather. Motorists are avised to use an alternate route.

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

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

Highway 89

Chains or snow tires are required from Sugar Pine State Park (Placer County) 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:

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 6 miles west of Grass Valley to Nevada Street in Nevada City.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Nevada Street in Nevada City to the Junction of I-80. Local residents with proper identification will be allowed access.


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