Interstate 80 closed due to downed powerlines | SierraSun.com

Interstate 80 closed due to downed powerlines

Sun staff report

TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; The Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is alerting motorists that Interstate 80 is closed in both directions due to downed powerlines at Rainbow.

Eastbound traffic is being turned at Drum/Whitmore. Westbound traffic is being turned at Overland Trail in Truckee. There is no estimated time of reopening I-80.

Caltrans urges motorist to use caution in the area. Visit http://www2.dot.ca.gov/dist3/projects/chainmap/chain_control_text_report.pdf for the most up-to-date information on this closure.