TRAFFIC ALERT: I-80 westbound has reopened over Donner Pass

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Updated: 4/25 12:01 pm
RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- According to the California Highway Patrol, I-80 westbound at Donner Pass has reopened as of 10:40 a.m.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels.

CHP tells News 4 that no serious traffic incidents have been reported, but motorists are still instructed to drive with caution. Snow is still falling heavily over the pass.



RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Interstate 80 westbound is closed at Donner Pass due to wintry driving conditions.

According to Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Dan Lopez, the number of spin-outs vehicles were experiencing necessitated closure of the road. He did not tell News 4 when he expected the road to reopen.

Chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel drive vehicles with snow tires on all four wheels from Nyack (Placer County) to the Donner Lake interchange.

Eastbound trucks are being screened at Applegate (Placer County) and drivers must have maximum chains in their possession in order to proceed. Permit loads are prohibited. Westbound trucks are being screened at Prosser Rd. in Truckee. Drivers must have maximum chains in their possession in order to proceed.


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