Lake Tahoe Area Traffic & Road Conditions

State Route 28State Route 88State Route 89State Route 267Interstate I-80US Route I-50
 

CalTrans Traffic Cameras

CHP Traffic Incidents (1)

Route/AreaIncident
Bay Area

CHP ID: 230329GG00475
MIDSPAN - ANTIOCH BRIDGE Golden Gate Communications Center - Contra Costa in District: 3
SR-160 North

CalTrans Road Conditions


SR-28

In The Northern California Area

No traffic restrictions are reported for this area.
US-50

In The Sacramento Valley & The Lake Tahoe Basin

WESTBOUND TRAFFIC IS REDUCED TO 1 LANE AT HOWE AVE /IN SACRAMENTO/ (SACRAMENTO CO) - DUE TO AN OVERTURNED VEHICLE
I-80

In The Northern California Area & Sierra Nevada

EASTBOUND TRUCKS ARE BEING SCREENED AT APPLEGATE (PLACER CO) - DRIVERS MUST HAVE MAXIMUM CHAINS IN THEIR POSSESSION IN ORDER TO PROCEED - PERMIT LOADS ARE PROHIBITED

In The Northern California Area & Sierra Nevada

WESTBOUND TRUCKS ARE BEING SCREENED 5 MI WEST OF RENO /AT MOGUL/ (WASHOE CO) - DRIVERS MUST HAVE MAXIMUM CHAINS IN THEIR POSSESSION IN ORDER TO PROCEED - PERMIT LOADS ARE PROHIBITED
WESTBOUND TRUCKS ARE BEING SCREENED 5 MI WEST OF RENO /AT MOGUL/ (WASHOE CO) - DRIVERS MUST HAVE MAXIMUM CHAINS IN THEIR POSSESSION IN ORDER TO PROCEED - PERMIT LOADS ARE PROHIBITED

In The Northern California Area & Sierra Nevada

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.
PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.
SR-88

In The Central California & Sierra Nevada

IS CLOSED FROM 6.3 MI EAST OF HAM'S STATION TO KIRKWOOD /CARSON SPUR/ (AMADOR CO) - DUE TO SNOW - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

In The Central California & Sierra Nevada

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 3.7 MI EAST OF PINE GROVE TO 6.3 MI EAST OF HAM'S STATION (AMADOR CO)
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 3.7 MI EAST OF PINE GROVE TO 6.3 MI EAST OF HAM'S STATION (AMADOR CO)

In The Central California & Sierra Nevada

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 5 MI WEST OF PICKETTS JUNCTION TO 1 MI WEST OF WOODFORDS (ALPINE CO)
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 5 MI WEST OF PICKETTS JUNCTION TO 1 MI WEST OF WOODFORDS (ALPINE CO)

In The Central California & Sierra Nevada

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.
PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.

In The Central California & Sierra Nevada

TRUCKS OVER 65 FEET ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE JCT OF SR 49 (AMADOR CO) TO THE NEVADA STATE LINE
TRUCKS OVER 65 FEET ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE JCT OF SR 49 (AMADOR CO) TO THE NEVADA STATE LINE
SR-89

In The Central California Area & Sierra Nevada

IS CLOSED FROM THE JCT OF US 395 (MONO CO) TO THE JCT OF SR 4 /MONITOR PASS/ (ALPINE CO) - FOR THE WINTER - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

In The Central California Area & Sierra Nevada

IS CLOSED AT LARAMIE ST /IN MARKLEEVILLE/ (ALPINE CO) - DUE TO A MUDSLIDE - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE
IS CLOSED AT LARAMIE ST /IN MARKLEEVILLE/ (ALPINE CO) - DUE TO A MUDSLIDE - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

In The Central California Area & Sierra Nevada

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO) TO 2.7 MI SOUTH OF THE JCT OF US 50 (EL DORADO CO) /LUTHER PASS/
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO) TO 2.7 MI SOUTH OF THE JCT OF US 50 (EL DORADO CO) /LUTHER PASS/

In The Northern California Area

IS CLOSED FROM EMERALD BAY STATE PARK TO BLISS STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO) /AT EMERALD BAY/ - DUE TO SNOW

In The Northern California Area

IS CLOSED FROM THE LASSEN VOLCANIC NAT'L PARK SOUTH BDRY TO THE JCT OF SR 44 /LASSEN LOOP/ (TEHAMA, SHASTA CO) - FOR THE WINTER - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE
IS CLOSED FROM THE LASSEN VOLCANIC NAT'L PARK SOUTH BDRY TO THE JCT OF SR 44 /LASSEN LOOP/ (TEHAMA, SHASTA CO) - FOR THE WINTER - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE

In The Northern California Area

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO) TO 2.7 MI SOUTH OF THE JCT OF US 50 (EL DORADO CO) /LUTHER PASS/
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO) TO 2.7 MI SOUTH OF THE JCT OF US 50 (EL DORADO CO) /LUTHER PASS/

In The Northern California Area

CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM BLISS STATE PARK TO 2 MI EAST OF BLISS STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO)
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM BLISS STATE PARK TO 2 MI EAST OF BLISS STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO)

In The Northern California Area

CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 2 MI EAST OF BLISS STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO) TO TAHOE CITY (PLACER CO)
CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 2 MI EAST OF BLISS STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO) TO TAHOE CITY (PLACER CO)

In The Northern California Area

CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM TRUCKEE (SIERRA CO) TO THE SIERRA/PLUMAS CO LINE
CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM TRUCKEE (SIERRA CO) TO THE SIERRA/PLUMAS CO LINE

In The Northern California Area

CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 13 MI NORTH OF THE JCT OF SR 299 (SHASTA CO) TO 1.5 MI SOUTH OF BARTLE (SISKIYOU CO) /DEAD HORSE SUMMIT/
CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM 13 MI NORTH OF THE JCT OF SR 299 (SHASTA CO) TO 1.5 MI SOUTH OF BARTLE (SISKIYOU CO) /DEAD HORSE SUMMIT/

In The Northern California Area

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.
PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.
SR-267

In The Northern California Area

No traffic restrictions are reported for this area.
NOT FOR EMERGENCY USE. In an emergency visit official CalTrans website. Data provided by CalTrans

NWS Alerts

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning issued March 29 at 10:49AM PDT until March 29 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS Sacramento CA

Lake Tahoe/Donner Pass Weather

15
rising

Tonight Snow Showers Likely then Widespread FrostMar 29, 2023

33
falling

Thursday Widespread Frost then Partly SunnyMar 30, 2023

19

Thursday Night Widespread FrostMar 30, 2023

35

Friday Mostly SunnyMar 31, 2023

24

Friday Night Mostly CloudyMar 31, 2023

36

Saturday Chance Snow ShowersApr 1, 2023

28

Saturday Night Chance Snow ShowersApr 1, 2023

33

Sunday Snow ShowersApr 2, 2023

19

Sunday Night Snow ShowersApr 2, 2023

28

Monday Chance Snow ShowersApr 3, 2023

17

Monday Night Chance Snow ShowersApr 3, 2023

29

Tuesday Chance Snow ShowersApr 4, 2023

18

Tuesday Night Chance Snow ShowersApr 4, 2023

CalTrans Chain Control

For emergencies visit CalTrans.
80
East
TS

Applegate in Placer County at 2020ft elevation in District 3

Applegate at milepost: 127.50
All trucks must stop at the chain check point, Caltrans is currently screening for chains. Drivers must have maximum chains in their possession in order to proceed. Trucks without chains will be turned around. Permit loads are prohibited over the summit.
80
West
TS

Reno in Washoe County at 4724ft elevation in District 3

Mogul at milepost: 210.00
All trucks must stop at the chain check point, Caltrans is currently screening for chains. Drivers must have maximum chains in their possession in order to proceed. Trucks without chains will be turned around. Permit loads are prohibited over the summit.
89
East

Markleeville in Alpine County at 5731ft elevation in District 10

MONITOR PASS at milepost: 17.55
Closed to traffic.
88
East

Kit Carson in Amador County at 6830ft elevation in District 10

PEDDLER VISTA at milepost: 77.78
Closed to traffic.
88
East

Pioneer in Amador County at 7972ft elevation in District 10

2 MILES WO KIRKWOOD - CARSON SPUR at milepost: 93.86
Closed to traffic.
88
West

Pioneer in Amador County at 7775ft elevation in District 10

KIRKWOOD - CARSON SPUR at milepost: 95.79
Closed to traffic.
89
North

South Lake Tahoe in El Dorado County at 6624ft elevation in District 3

Emerald Bay at milepost: 46.70
Closed to traffic.
89
South

Tahoma in El Dorado County at 6840ft elevation in District 3

Bliss State Park at milepost: 50.70
Closed to traffic.
89
North
R-2

Markleeville in Alpine County at 7732ft elevation in District 3

Luther Pass at milepost: 31.03
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
89
South
R-2

South Lake Tahoe in El Dorado County at 6505ft elevation in District 3

Christmas Valley at milepost: 37.21
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
89
North
R-2

South Lake Tahoe in El Dorado County at 6289ft elevation in District 3

Ebrights at milepost: 44.40
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
89
North
R-2

Tahoma in El Dorado County at 6840ft elevation in District 3

Bliss State Park at milepost: 50.70
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
89
South
R-2

Tahoma in El Dorado County at 6292ft elevation in District 3

Harper's Grade at milepost: 52.40
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
88
West
R-2

Kit Carson in Amador County at 7604ft elevation in District 10

IRON MT RD at milepost: 84.39
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
88
East
R-2

Kit Carson in Amador County at 7595ft elevation in District 10

IRON MT RD at milepost: 84.48
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
88
West
R-2

Pioneer in Amador County at 7319ft elevation in District 10

SILVER LAKE at milepost: 90.78
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
88
East
R-2

Pioneer in Amador County at 7319ft elevation in District 10

SILVER LAKE at milepost: 90.80
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
88
East
R-2

Pioneer in Amador County at 7621ft elevation in District 10

MARTIN MEADOW at milepost: 93.06
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
88
West
R-2

Kirkwood in Amador County at 7811ft elevation in District 10

KIRKWOOD at milepost: 95.64
Chains or traction devices are required on all vehicles except four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles with snow-tread tires on all four wheels. Four wheel / all wheel drive vehicles must carry traction devices in chain control areas.
89
South
R-1

Tahoma in El Dorado County at 6332ft elevation in District 3

Tahoma ( Co line / Sugar Pine ) at milepost: 58.45
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.
89
North
R-1

Tahoma in Placer County at 6305ft elevation in District 3

Tahoma - Eldo / Placer Co Line at milepost: 58.80
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.
89
South
R-1

Tahoe City in Placer County at 6243ft elevation in District 3

Tahoe City at milepost: 67.24
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.
89
North
R-1

Loyalton in Sierra County at 6430ft elevation in District 3

Little Truckee Summit at milepost: 95.65
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.
89
South
R-1

Sierraville in Sierra County at 6059ft elevation in District 3

Onion Valley - 17 Miles n/o Truckee at milepost: 97.21
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.
89
North
R-1

Calpine in Sierra County at 4973ft elevation in District 3

Calpine at milepost: 112.41
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.
89
South
R-1

Clio in Sierra County at 4665ft elevation in District 3

Sierra / Plumas County Line at milepost: 118.79
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.
88
West
R-1

Markleeville in Alpine County at 7096ft elevation in District 10

PICKETT'S JUNCTION at milepost: 109.57
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.
88
East
R-1

Kirkwood in Amador County at 7775ft elevation in District 10

KIRKWOOD at milepost: 95.74
Chains are required on all vehicles except passenger vehicles and light-duty trucks under 6,000 pounds gross weight and equipped with snow tires on at least two drive wheels. Chains must be carried by vehicles using snow tires. All vehicles towing trailers must have chains on one drive axle. Trailers with brakes must have chains on at least one axle.

CalTrans Lane & Road Closures -

50

West

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 days on Off Ramp for Special Event affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Route 50 West Sacramento to Jefferson Blvd/S River Rd West Sacramento
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ID: P50LA-0006-2023-03-27-06:01:00
Mon Mar 27 2023, 6:01AM
Sun Apr 2 2023, 9:01PM
50

East

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on On Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Folsom Blvd Rancho Cordova to Route 50 Rancho Cordova
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ID: C50NA-0083-2023-03-29-09:01:02
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

East

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on On Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Sunrise Blvd Rancho Cordova to Route 50 Rancho Cordova
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ID: C50NA-0068-2023-03-29-09:01:12
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

West

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on On Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Sunrise Blvd Rancho Cordova to Route 50 Rancho Cordova
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ID: C50NA-0073-2023-03-29-09:01:20
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

East

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on On Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: E Bidwell/Scott Folsom to Route 50 Folsom
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ID: C50NA-0103-2023-03-29-09:01:20
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

West

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on Off Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Route 50 Rancho Cordova to Folsom Blvd Folsom
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ID: C50NA-0088-2023-03-29-09:01:24
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

West

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on Off Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Route 50 Rancho Cordova to Folsom Blvd Folsom
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ID: C50NA-0098-2023-03-29-09:01:25
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

East

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on On Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Hazel / Nimbus Rancho Cordova to Route 50 Rancho Cordova
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ID: C50NA-0078-2023-03-29-09:01:37
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

West

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on On Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Zinfandel Dr Rancho Cordova to Route 50 Rancho Cordova
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ID: C50NA-0058-2023-03-29-09:01:51
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

East

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on Off Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Route 50 Folsom to Folsom Blvd Folsom
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ID: C50NA-0093-2023-03-29-09:01:54
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM
50

East

Active

Lane closure lasting 7 hours on On Ramp for Sign Work affecting Right Shoulder lane(s) in District: 3

From: Zinfandel Dr Rancho Cordova to Route 50 Rancho Cordova
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ID: C50NA-0063-2023-03-29-09:01:57
Wed Mar 29 2023, 9:01AM
Wed Mar 29 2023, 3:59PM