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Update: Chains required on Interstate 80 east of Gold Run to Nevada state line

Chains are required for travel on Interstate 80 on all vehicles, except 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 3 miles east of Gold Run in Placer County to the Nevada state line, the California Department of Transportation said at 8:40 a.m. on Friday, March 2.

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Chains are required on eastbound Interstate 80 on all vehicles, except 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 1 mile east of Baxter in Placer County to Truckee in Nevada County, the California Department of Transportation said at 3:39 p.m. on Thursday, March 1.

Chains are also required on westbound Interstate 80 on all vehicles, except 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels, from Truckee to 3 miles east of Gold Run in Placer County.

I-80 is also closed to all tractor-semitrailer combinations from Applegate in Placer County to the Nevada state line because of traction concerns.

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Interstate 80 has been closed from Colfax in Placer County to the state line of Nevada, the California Department of Transportation said at 11:46 a.m. on Thursday, March 1.

"Zero visibility has closed I-80 from Stateline to Colfax. Turning all traffic at Colfax," said Caltrans in post on Twitter. "High winds and heavy snow is expected to continue today."