RENO, Nev. -- The CalTrans website reports Interstate 80 is back open to passenger vehicles over Donner Pass. Chains are mandatory except on 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels.
According to the website, 80 is still closed to commercial trucks due to spin-outs.
RENO, Nev. -- KOLO 8 News Now Chris Buckley is on Interstate 80 just west of the state line. She reports the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is letting cars through to Truckee. At Truckee, I-80 is closed because of spin-outs and other traffic accidents over Donner Pass. The CHP is holding traffic in Truckee until the freeway can be cleared.
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RENO, Nev. -- The CalTrans website reports Interstate 80 is closed from the California-Nevada state line all the way to Applegate. The website states the reason is not the weather directly, but rather spin-outs and accidents... which, of course, are likely due to the slick, snowy road.
Chains are mandatory except on 4-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels. That requirement is in force from the state line to three miles east of Gold Run.
Farther into California, a high wind advisory is in effect for the Yolo Causeway and the Bryte Bend Bridge west of Sacramento.