Westbound Interstate 80 open again at California state line

The California Department of Transportation Tweeted this photograph of the mudslide at Farad that closed westbound Interstate 80 at the California state line.
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - 8:02 p.m. update:

Westbound Interstate 80 is completely open again, the California Department of Transportation reported.

The road has been cleared of a mudslide and no escorts are needed.

Original story:

Westbound Interstate 80 traffic is being held at the California state line due to a mudslide in the Farad area, the California Department of Transportation reports.

They have crews heading to the slide with equipment and they will evaluate the slide and estimate how long it will take to clear it.

Eastbound Interstate 80 is not affected, Caltrans said.


Nancy submitted this photograph of Interstate 80 traffic backed up because of the mudslide in the Farad area.