Traffic Update….I-80 Closed, US 50 Still Open & Hwy 88 Closed..

Incline Village, NV….The Roadways are a beautiful mess this morning. We needed the snow but travel is nigh on impossible in many area. Below is the latest info on the California side.

I 80
[IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA – SOLANO CO]
NO TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS ARE REPORTED FOR THIS AREA.

[IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA]
IS CLOSED TO ALL EASTBOUND SINGLE DRIVE AXLE TRACTOR-SEMITRAILERS TOWING
DOUBLE TRAILERS AT APPLEGATE (PLACER CO) – DUE TO TRACTION CONCERNS

IS CLOSED FROM COLFAX (PLACER CO) TO THE NEVADA STATE LINE – DUE TO REDUCED
VISIBILITY – MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

EASTBOUND TRUCKS ARE BEING SCREENED AT APPLEGATE (PLACER CO) – DRIVERS MUST
HAVE MAXIMUM CHAINS IN THEIR POSSESSION IN ORDER TO PROCEED – PERMIT LOADS ARE
PROHIBITED

US 50
[IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY & THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN]
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 4 MI EAST OF PLACERVILLE TO MEYERS (EL DORADO CO)

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO
UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING,
LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.

SR 88
[IN THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA & SIERRA NEVADA]
IS CLOSED AT PEDDLER HILL (AMADOR CO) – DUE TO SNOW – MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED
TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

IS CLOSED FROM 3.5 MI EAST OF SILVER LAKE TO KIRKWOOD /CARSON SPUR/
(AMADOR CO) – DUE TO SNOW – MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

WILL BE CLOSED FROM 2 MI EAST OF KIRKWOOD TO 5 MI WEST OF PICKETTS JCT
/CARSON PASS/ (ALPINE CO) AT 1000 HRS ON 3/16/18 – DUE TO AVALANCHE CONTROL
– MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 3.7 MI EAST OF PINE GROVE TO 7 MI
EAST OF PINE GROVE (AMADOR CO)

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 7 MI EAST OF PINE GROVE TO 3.5 MI EAST OF
SILVER LAKE (AMADOR CO)

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM KIRKWOOD TO 5 MI WEST OF PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO)

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO
UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING,
LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.