Snow forces closure of I-80 near Nevada state line

Interstate 80 is partially reopened from Colfax to the Nevada state line after CHP closed it down due to zero visibility.

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Caltrans tweeted that the eastbound lanes of I-80 in the Sierra were reopening to vehicles only after saying it would remain closed while crews worked to clear the snow. Crews were working to reopen the westbound lanes.

The CHP tweeted that there have been multiple spin-outs. They are encouraging people to use chains and to drive safely.

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