TRUCKEE (CBS13) – Interstate 80 is seeing closures in the high country due to heavy snow and whiteout conditions, officials say.

Caltrans announced a hard closure early Tuesday morning. The closure was lifted for passenger cars a little before 7 a.m., but big rigs are still being held.

Chain controls remain in effect from Colfax to the Nevada state line.

Highway 50 is also seeing chain controls from 3 miles east of Kyburz to Meyers.


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