Snow forces closure of I-80 near Nevada state line

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As the snow hits the Sierra the California Highway Patrol has shut down Interstate 80 from Colfax to the Nevada state line due to zero visibility. (KGO-TV)

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.

Go here to check current road conditions.

See more information on the Tahoe area and Sierra winter storm.
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