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US 50, I-80 closed due to avalanche danger and whiteout conditions (updated)

The view on U.S. 50 at Twin Bridges just after 6:30 a.m.
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Here’s the latest on road conditions in the Lake Tahoe region.

UPDATE

As of 9:30 p.m.

U.S. 50

Is closed from Pollock Pines to Meyers due to avalanche danger.

Interstate 80

Is closed from Applegate to the Nevada state line due to white-out conditions.

California Route 89

Is closed from Eagle Point campground to D.L. Bliss State Park due to snow.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50 in El Dorado County.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from D.L. Bliss State Park to the junction of Interstate 80.

California Route 88

Is closed from Ham’s Station to Kirkwood /Carson Spur/ due to snow.

Is closed from 2 miles east of Kirkwood to 5 miles west of Picketts junction /Carson Pass/ due to snow.

Is closed to westbound traffic 1 mile west of Woodfords due to snow.

California Route 267

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Truckee to Kings Beach (ladder style cables are prohibited).

Nevada

Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from the U.S. 50 junction to the junction with Foothill Road.

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from Nevada Route 28 to Timberline Drive.

Nevada Route 28

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from U.S. 50 junction to the Crystal Bay.

U.S. 50

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from mile post 0.0 in Douglas County to mile post 7.6 in Carson City.

 

 

 

UPDATE

As of 5:50 p.m.

U.S. 50

Is closed to eastbound traffic at Echo Summit due to avalanche control.

Eastbound traffic is being held at Pollock Pines and at Twin Bridges.

Is reopened to westbound traffic at Meyers.

Eastbound: Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 9 miles east of Placerville to Pollock Pines.

Westbound: Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Meyers to 9 miles east of Placerville.

Interstate 80

Traffic is being held from Applegate to the Nevada state line due to white-out conditions.

California Route 89

Is closed from 3.5 miles north of the junction of California Route 4 to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50, Luther Pass, due to snow.

Is closed from Eagle Point campground to D.L. Bliss State Park due to snow.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50 in El Dorado County.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from D.L. Bliss State Park to the junction of Interstate 80.

California Route 88

Is closed from Ham’s Station to Kirkwood /Carson Spur/ due to snow.

Is closed from 2 miles east of Kirkwood to 5 miles west of Picketts junction /Carson Pass/ due to snow.

Is closed to westbound traffic 1 mile west of Woodfords due to snow.

California Route 267

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Truckee to Kings Beach (ladder style cables are prohibited).

Nevada

Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from the U.S. 50 junction to the junction with Foothill Road.

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from Nevada Route 28 to Timberline Drive.

Nevada Route 28

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from U.S. 50 junction to the Crystal Bay.

U.S. 50

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from mile post 0.0 in Douglas County to mile post 7.6 in Carson City.

 

 

 

UPDATE

As of 2:45 p.m.

U.S. 50

Traffic is being held from Echo Summit to Meyers due to avalanche control.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 9 miles east of Placerville to Twin Bridges.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Camino to 3 miles east of Pollock Pines.

Interstate 80

Traffic is being held from Applegate to the Nevada state line due to white-out conditions.

California Route 89

Is closed at Promo Street in Meyers due to snow.

Is closed from Eagle Point campground to D.L. Bliss State Park due to snow.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50 in El Dorado County.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from D.L. Bliss State Park to the junction of Interstate 80.

California Route 88

Is closed from Ham’s Station to Kirkwood /Carson Spur/ due to snow.

Is closed from 2 miles east of Kirkwood to 5 miles west of Picketts junction /Carson Pass/ due to snow.

California Route 267

Is closed from Truckee to Kings Beach due to weather.

Nevada

Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from the U.S. 50 junction to the junction with Foothill Road.

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from Nevada Route 28 to Timberline Drive.

Nevada Route 28

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from U.S. 50 junction to the Crystal Bay.

U.S. 50

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from mile post 0.0 in Douglas County to mile post 7.6 in Carson City.

 

 

 

UPDATE

As of 12:50 p.m.

U.S. 50

Traffic is being held from Echo Summit to Meyers due to avalanche control.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 1.5 miles west of Kyburz to Echo Summit.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Camino to 3 miles east of Pollock Pines.

Interstate 80

Traffic is being held from Applegate to the Nevada state line due to white-out conditions.

California Route 89

Is closed from Eagle Point campground to D.L. Bliss State Park due to snow.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50 in El Dorado County.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from D.L. Bliss State Park to the junction of Interstate 80.

California Route 88

Is closed from Peddler Hill to 3.5 miles east of Silver Lake due to snow.

Is closed from 3.5 miles east of Silver Lake to Kirkwood /Carson Spur/ due to snow.

Is closed from 2 miles east of Kirkwood to 5 miles west of Picketts junction /Carson Pass/ due to snow.

California Route 267

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Truckee to Kings Beach.

Nevada

Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from the U.S. 50 junction to the junction with Foothill Road.

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway)

Traffic is being held from Slide Meadows to Mount Rose Ski Tahoe for avalanche control.

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from Nevada Route 28 to Slide Meadows.

Nevada Route 28

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from U.S. 50 junction to the Crystal Bay.

U.S. 50

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from mile post 0.0 in Douglas County to mile post 7.6 in Carson City.

Eastbound traffic is being held near Glenbrook due to a disable semi-truck.

 

 

UPDATE

As of 11:05 a.m.

U.S. 50

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Pollock Pines to Meyers in El Dorado County.

Interstate 80

Traffic is being held from Applegate in Colfax to the Nevada state line due to white-out conditions.

California Route 89

Is closed from Eagle Point campground to D.L. Bliss State Park due to snow.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50 in El Dorado County.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from D.L. Bliss State Park to the junction of Interstate 80.

California Route 88

Is closed from Peddler Hill to 3.5 miles east of Silver Lake due to snow.

Is closed from 3.5 miles east of Silver Lake to Kirkwood /Carson Spur/ due to snow.

Is closed from 2 miles east of Kirkwood to 5 miles west of Picketts junction /Carson Pass/ due to snow.

California Route 267

Is closed from Kings Beach to 5 miles south of Truckee due to snow.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Truckee to 5 miles south of Truckee.

Nevada

Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from the U.S. 50 junction to the junction with Foothill Road.

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from Nevada Route 28 to Thomas Creek Road.

Nevada Route 28

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from U.S. 50 junction to the Crystal Bay.

U.S. 50

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from mile post 0.0 in Douglas County to mile post 7.6 in Carson City.

 

 

 

UPDATE

As of 8:05 a.m.

U.S. 50

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Pollock Pines to Meyers in El Dorado County.

Interstate 80

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 3 miles east of Gold Run to the Nevada state line.

California Route 89

Is closed from Eagle Point campground to Bayview campground due to avalanche control.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50 in El Dorado County.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from D.L. Bliss State Park to the junction of Interstate 80.

Nevada

Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from the U.S. 50 junction to the junction with Foothill Road.

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from Nevada Route 28 to Thomas Creek Road.

Nevada Route 28

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from U.S. 50 junction to the Crystal Bay.

U.S. 50

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from mile post 0.0 in Douglas County to mile post 7.6 in Carson City.

 

ORIGINAL POST: Chain requirements in effect around Lake Tahoe; traffic being held on US 50

As of 6:30 a.m.

U.S. 50

Traffic is being held from Twin Bridges to Meyers for avalanche control.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 1.5 miles west of Kyburz to Meyers in El Dorado County.

Interstate 80

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from 3 miles east of Gold Run to the Nevada state line.

California Route 89

Is closed from Eagle Point campground to Bayview campground due to avalanche control.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50 in El Dorado County.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from D.L. Bliss State Park to the junction of Interstate 80.

Nevada

Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from the U.S. 50 junction to the junction with Foothill Road.

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from Nevada Route 28 to Thomas Creek Road.

Nevada Route 28

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from U.S. 50 junction to the Crystal Bay.

U.S. 50

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from mile post 0.0 in Douglas County to mile post 7.6 in Carson City.



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