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Update: Chain controls lifted on I-80

As stormy weather continues in Nevada County, so do travel headaches for motorists. For the more information on road conditions this morning, visit Caltrans or QuickMap.

Update 12:20 p.m.:

Chain controls have been lifted on I-80 in both directions, according to a tweet from CHP Truckee.

Update 10:02 a.m.:

State Route 20 is closed from Nevada Street in Nevada City to the Junction of I-80 due to snow. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.



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.




Originally Posted:

State Route 20:

Is closed to eastbound traffic at Nevada Street in Nevada City due to spin-outs. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

Is closed eastbound to all tractor-semitrailer combinations at Nevada Street in Nevada City due to snow. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

Interstate 80:

For eastbound traffic, 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 (Placer County) to the Nevada State Line.

For westbound traffic, I-80 is closed eastbound to all tractor-semitrailer combinations at the Nevada State Line due to traction concerns.

For westbound 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 3.4 miles east of Gold Run.

State Route 49:

No restrictions at this time.

State Route 174:

No restrictions at this time.


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