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UPDATE: Most chain requirements lifted in Lake Tahoe Basin

The view on Caltrans Route 267 Friday morning.
Caltrans

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

UPDATE 1 P.M.

Chain requirements have been lifted on California Route 267 and most of California Route 89.

Chain restrictions remain in effect on:

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway) from Nevada Route 28 to Bulls Eye.

U.S. 50 in Nevada from Glenbrook to mile post 1 in Carson City.

California Route 89 from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50. The highway is closed around Emerald Bay.

UPDATE 10:50 A.M.

Chain requirements have been lifted on Nevada Route 207 (Kingsbury Grade), Nevada Route 28 and Interstate 80.

Chain restrictions remain in effect on:

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway) from Nevada Route 28 to Douglas Fir Drive.

U.S. 50 in Nevada from the state line to mile post 4.5 in Carson City.

California Route 267 from Truckee to Kings Beach.

California Route 89 from Picketts Junction in Alpine County to 2.7 miles south of the junction of U.S. 50; from D.L. Bliss State Park to Squaw Valley Road; from Squaw Valley Road to the junction of Interstate 80; and from Truckee to 16 miles north of Truckee.

ORIGINAL POST: Chain requirements in effect on Tahoe area highways

As of 7 a.m.

California

Interstate 80

For eastbound traffic: Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Kingvale in to Truckee.

For westbound traffic: Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel-drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from from Truckee to 2.5 miles east of the junction of California Route 20.

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 D.L. Bliss State Park to Squaw Valley Road.

Chains or snow tires are required from Squaw Valley Road to the junction of Interstate 80.

Chains or snow tires are required from Truckee to 16 miles north of Truckee.

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 U.S. 50 junction to the junction of Nevada Route 206 (Foothill Road).

Nevada Route 431 (Mt. Rose Highway)

Chains are required, all vehicles except four-wheel-drive with snow tires, 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 Memorial Point Scenic Overlook.

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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