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UPDATE: I-80 traffic being held due to spin outs

 

Chain controls are in effect for Tahoe-Truckee area highways. Visit Caltrans for more information. This story will be updated throughout the day.

Update 3:30 p.m.:

Eastbound I-80 traffic is being held 2.1 miles east of Baxter due to spin outs. Westbound I-80 traffic is being held at Donner Lake Interchange due to spin outs.

On Highway 267, chains or snow tires are required from Truckee to 3.7 miles south of Truckee.



On Highway 20, 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.

Update 3:05 p.m.:

On I-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 Donner Lake Interchange.



On Highway 267, chains or snow tires are required from Truckee to 3.7 miles south of Truckee.

Update 2:30 p.m.:

“Personnel are still working hard in clearing up the traffic collisions on westbound and eastbound I-80 near the Nevada State line,” CHP Truckee wrote in a Facebook post. “Currently, one lane is open in both directions of I-80 at this location. Traffic is slow and go so be patient as we clear up these collisions.”

Update 1:30 p.m.:

Highway 89 around Emerald Bay remains closed according to a tweet from Caltrans.

A jack knifed big-rig in the area of the Farad Road off ramp caused a shutdown of I-80 eastbound at Hirschdale around noon Tuesday. CHP logs indicated the cab of the big rig went into the guardrail and the trailer extended into the left lane.

Update 12:30 p.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 Cisco to Truckee.

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 Donner Lake Interchange to 2.5 miles east of the Junction of Highway 20.

Chains have been dropped on Highway 267.

Update 10:45 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 Nyack to the Hirschdale Road in Truckee.

For westbound I-80 traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Truckee to 2.1 miles east of Baxter.

Update 9:35 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 Nyack 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 2.1 miles east of Baxter.

Initially Posted:

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.

Eastbound trucks are being screened at Applegate. Westbound trucks are being screened 5 miles west of Reno at Mogul in Washoe County.

Highway 267

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.

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 Truckee to 11 miles north of Truckee.

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 9.3 miles east of Nevada City to the Junction of I-80.


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