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Afternoon commute: Handful of Sierra roads require chain or snowtire controls

Slick road conditions exist along a handful Lake Tahoe area roads and highways. For updated information go to http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/ http://www.safetravelusa.com or call (800) 427-7623.

The following report is as of 4:50 this afternoon:

Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 15 miles between 11 miles east of Kyburz, over Echo Summit to the junction of State Route 89 in Meyers.



Chains or snowtires required for 6 miles between 9 miles east of Pine Grove, Calif. and Dew Drop, Calif. Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 3 miles between Dew Drop and Cooks Station, Calif.

Chains or snowtires required for 4 miles between 5 miles north of Truckee and 9 miles north of Truckee. Snowtires or chains required for 7 miles between Calpine, Calif. and 7 miles north of Calpine.



Snowtires or chains required for 4 miles between 12 miles south of the junction of Highway 395 and 7.5 miles south of the junction of Highway 395.


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