Chains and snowtires required throughout the Sierra
Travel restrictions ” including the use of chains and snowtires ” are in place throughout the Sierra and Lake Tahoe Basin. A strong winter storm has brought snow and driving winds to the region making for hazardous travel conditions.
Here is the latest from Caltrans and the Nevada Department of Transporation as of 8:10 this morning.
Insterstate 80: Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles between Drum and the state line.
Highway 50: Chains required except for four wheelbetween 2 miles west of Kyburz, over Echo Summit to Meyers. Chains or snows required between Stateline and Carson City over Spooner Summit.
Highway 395: Chains or snow tires required from Bridgeport to Doyle.
State Route 28: Chains or snows required for 4 miles between Highway 50 and Tahoe City. Chains required for 7miles between the state line and Tahoe City. Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles in the entire Tahoe city region.
State Route 88: Chains or snowtires required for 9 miles between Pine Grove and Cooks Station. Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 35 miles between Cooks Station California and west of Junction State Route 89.
State Route 89: Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 15 miles between 3 miles north of Junction Highway 50 and Tahoma. Snowtires or chains required for 22 miles between Tahoma and Interstate 80.
State Route 207 Kingsbury Grade: Chains or snowtires required from Highway 50 and Stateline, over Kingsbury Grade and Daggett Summit to the junction of State Route 206 in the Carson Valley.
State Route 431: Chains required for 25 miles between State Route 28 and Highway 395.
State Route California 267: Chains or snowtires required for 5 miles between junction of Interstate 80 at Truckee and 1 mile west of Northstar. Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 8 miles between 1 mile west of Northstar and Kings Beach.
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