I-80 Remains Closed With No Opening In Sight Due To Heavy Snowfall & Avalanche Debris In The Roadway

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Slides on I-80. Image: CHP Truckee

I-80 remains closed with no estimated time for as to when it may reopen.

Heavy snowfall continues to impact the area, which has resulted in avalanche debris on the roadway.

Crews are attempting to clean it up, but it’s proving to be difficult.

Along with that, the plow train got derailed and stuck up at Soda Springs. As a result, the rotary plows will be in action tomorrow.

I-80 is currently closed from Colfax, in Placer County, to the Nevada state line.

The train. Image: CHP Truckee

CHP Truckee Press Release:

I-80 remains closed with no estimated time to reopening.

The storm is slowing down a bit, but the clean up is proving to be difficult.

Plow train got derailed and stuck up at Soda Springs. The rotary plows on the railroad will start tomorrow! It’s been a few years since those have run!

As well parts of I-80 continue to Avalanche on to the roadway!

Current road closures. Image: Caltrans

Road Conditions:

I 80
    [IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA - SOLANO CO]
    A HIGH WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT AT THE SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND BAY BRIDGE 
/IN SAN FRANCISCO/ (SAN FRANCISCO,ALAMEDA CO) - TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED 
FOR CAMPERS, TRAILERS OR PERMIT LOADS 

    [IN THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA & SIERRA NEVADA]
    IS CLOSED FROM COLFAX (PLACER CO) TO THE NEVADA STATE LINE - DUE TO SNOW 
- MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

    A HIGH WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT OVER THE YOLO CAUSEWAY & OVER THE BRYTE 
BEND BRIDGE /WEST OF SACRAMENTO/ (YOLO CO)

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