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UPDATE: Chain requirements lifted on most Lake Tahoe highways

The view of U.S. 50 in Meyers just before 7:30 a.m. Monday.
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UPDATE

Chain requirements have been lifted on U.S. 50 and Interstate 80 in California.

Chain requirements remain in effect on California Route 89 on Tahoe’s West Shore except from Emerald Bay State Park to D.L. Bliss State Park, which is closed entirely.

Chain requirements have been lifted on all Nevada highways in the area, except for Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway).

Chains are required on all vehicles, except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires, from Nevada Route 28 to the junction with Old U.S. 395.

UPDATE: I-80 reopens, chain requirements remain in place on Lake Tahoe highways

Interstate 80 has reopened in Placer County. Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Kingvale in Placer County to Truckee in Nevada County.

Chain requirements on other area highways remain in place.

ORIGINAL POST: Road conditions: I-80 closed, chain requirements in place on Lake Tahoe highways

Here’s the latest on road conditions in the Tahoe region.

California

U.S. 50

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

Interstate 80

Is closed from Colfax in Placer County to the Nevada state line due to white-out conditions. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

California Route 89

Is closed from Emerald Bay State Park to D.L. Bliss State Park in El Dorado County due to snow. Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

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 5 miles north of the junction of U.S. 50 to Emerald Bay State Park.

Chains or snow tires are required from D.L. Bliss State Park to Sugar Pine State Park.

Chains or snow tires are required from Truckee to the Sierraville.

Nevada

Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from U.S. 50 junction to Dagget Pass chain up area.

Nevada Route 28

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

Interstate 80

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, from California state line to mile post 18.1 in Washoe County.

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 1.0 in Carson City County in Nevada.