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Dec. 2: Current highway conditions in Nevada, Placer counties

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An overview of the current highway conditions in Nevada and Placer counties.

Update 10:31 a.m.: On I-80, chain controls have been dropped. There are no restrictions at this time.

On State Route 267, chain controls have been dropped. There are no restrictions at this time.

On State Route 89, chains or snow tires are required from Bliss State Park in El Dorado County to Tahoe City in Placer County.

Update 10 a.m.:

On I-80, for westbound traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from the Donner Lake Interchange in Nevada County to 4.7 miles west of Kingvale in Placer County.

On State Route 267, chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 5 miles south of Truckee to Kings Beach in Placer County.

On State Route 89, chains or snow tires are required from Tahoe City to Squaw Valley Road in Placer County. Chains or snow tires are required from Truckee in Nevada County to 16 miles north of Truckee in Sierra County.

On State Route 28, no restrictions at this time.

Interstate 80:

  • For eastbound traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Kingvale in Placer County to the Nevada State Line.
  • For westbound traffic, chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from the Nevada State Line to 4.7 miles west of Kingvale.

State Route 267:

  • Chains or snow tires are required from Truckee to 1.5 miles south of Truckee in Nevada County.
  • Chains are required on all vehicles except 4-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 1.5 miles south of Truckee in Nevada County to Kings Beach in Placer County.

State Route 89:

  • Chains or snow tires are required from Bliss State Park in El Dorado County to the Junction of I-80 in Nevada County.
  • Chains or snow tires are required from Truckee in Nevada County to 16 miles north of Truckee in Sierra County.

State Route 28:

  • Chains or snow tires are required from Tahoe City in Placer County to the Nevada State Line.

Source: Caltrans