Travel update: Chains required throughout the Sierra
Snowshowers overnight have forced chain and snowtire controls for the Lake Tahoe Basin and Sierra, according to Caltrans and the Nevada Department of Transportation. For the latest updates go to http://www.safetravelusa.com, http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/ or call (800) 427-7623.
The following report is as of 8 this morning.
Chains required over Echo Summit, from 4 miles east of Kyburz to Meyers. Chains or snowtires required between Meyers, over Spooner Summit, to Carson City.
Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 44 miles between Drum, Calif. Exit 150 and 1 mile west of Junction Hirschdale Road Exit 194.
Chains or snowtires required for 17 miles between Bridgeport, Calif., and State Route 108. Snowtires or chains required for 28 miles between California state line and south of Stephanie Way. Snowtires or chains required through the Washoe Valley.
Chains or snowtires required for 27 miles between junction of Highway 50 and Tahoe City.
Chains or snowtires required for 3 miles between Dew Drop, Calif., and Cooks Station. Chains required except for four wheel drive vehicles for 47 miles
between Cooks Station, Calif., and 1 mile west of Woodfords.
Chains or snowtires required for 29 milbes between Bliss State Park and the junction of Interstate 80 at Truckee. Chains or snows required for 25 miles between 6 miles north of Truckee and 7 miles north of Calpine.
Chains or snowtires required from Stateline, over Daggett Summit, to the Carson Valley.
Chains or snowtires required for 22 miles between the junction of State Route 28 and 3 miles south of the junction of Highway 395.
Chains or snowtires required for 5 miles between the 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 the junction of State Route 28 at Kings Beach.
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