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Traffic now moving over Echo Summit on US 50 after being held for avalanche control

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Update 5:15 p.m.: Caltrans says through Twitter that traffic is flowing again on U.S. Highway 50 following avalanche control.

Motorists were held for about 90 minutes.

The snow is still falling so there might be a chance of another temporary closure.

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Traffic is being held in both directions on U.S. Highway 50 Sunday afternoon while Caltrans performs avalanche mitigation.

Caltrans on and off Sunday has held traffic due to heavy snow, which has been falling all day at Lake Tahoe.

Caltrans estimated that the closure would last an hour, that was about 3:30 p.m.


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