I-80 reopens in the Sierra after multiple collisions

Multiple collisions caused a traffic nightmare on the I-80 in the Sierra for holiday travelers.

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The CHP said they has to close I-80 in both directions between Truckee and Alta because of multiple collisions.




Around 5:30 p.m., all lanes were reopened.

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Chain controls are in effect due to snow that has blanketed the roadway.

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