South Lake Tahoe Detour Brings Boost In Sales For Businesses Along Alternate RouteWith Highway 50 shut down for two weeks for bridge repair, new detours are bringing more traffic to places that wouldn’t normally see as many people.
Two-Week Closure Of Highway 50 Over Echo Summit Starts Friday MorningHighway 50 over Echo Summit will be closed in both directions from Sept. 18 to Oct. 2 as crews work on the Echo Summit Bridge Replacement project.
Traffic Released After Rock Slide Near Echo Summit On Highway 50A large rock slide has Highway 50 near Echo Summit under one-way traffic control on Monday.
Highway 50 Closure At Echo Summit PostponedCaltrans said a planned full closure of Highway 50 at Echo Summit has been postponed until next year.
WATCH: This Cannon Helps Keep Highway 50 Safe From Heavy SnowWith another significant storm on the way to Northern California, Caltrans crews are doing everything they can to prepare.
Snow Continuing To Cause Delays For Travelers On I-80, Highway 50Another day of snow is causing continued headaches for anyone trying to go over the mountain Wednesday morning.
California's Second Snow Survey Set For ThursdayThe state Department of Water Resources says it expects to find below-normal snowpack when it carries out the winter's second survey in the Sierra Nevada.
Storm Not Enough To Counter Record-Low Sierra Snowpack ResultsThe survey revealed snow levels at 12 percent of average for this time of the year. Before this survey, the previous record low was 21 percent in 1963 and 1991.
Icy Roads Stall Wagon Train On Highway 50Just as the pioneers did, dozens of people participating in a wagon train re-enactment over the Sierra have run into some trouble on the trail.