Lake Tahoe Area Traffic & Road Conditions

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

CHP Traffic Incidents (1)

Route/AreaIncident
Truckee

CHP ID: 221203TK00091
East bound SIERRA COUNTY LINE East bound (80/SIERRA COUTNY LINE) - Truckee in District: 3
I-80 East at FARAD RD onramp

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

No traffic restrictions are reported for this area.
I-80

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.
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
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
ALL WESTBOUND TRUCKS ARE REQUIRED TO STOP AT THE BRAKE CHECK AREA 0.5 MI WEST OF NYACK (PLACER CO) - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF BRAKE FIRES
SR-88

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 6.5 MI EAST OF PEDDLER HILL (AMADOR CO) TO PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO)
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-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) - DUE TO SNOW - MOTORISTS ARE ADVISED TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE
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 Northern California Area

IS CLOSED FROM EMERALD BAY STATE PARK TO BLISS STATE PARK /EMERALD BAY/ (EL DORADO CO) - DUE TO SNOW - 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
CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM PICKETTS JCT (ALPINE CO) TO THE ALPINE/EL DORADO CO LINE
CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM BLISS STATE PARK TO 2 MI NORTH OF BLISS STATE PARK (EL DORADO CO)
CHAINS OR SNOW TIRES ARE REQUIRED FROM TRUCKEE TO 5 MI NORTH OF TRUCKEE (NEVADA CO)
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 December 3 at 1:25PM PST until December 5 at 4:00AM PST by NWS Sacramento CA

Western Plumas County/Lassen Park; West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada

Winter Storm Watch

Winter Storm Watch issued December 1 at 12:57PM PST until December 5 at 4:00AM PST by NWS Sacramento CA

Western Plumas County/Lassen Park; West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada

Scotts Valley Weather

31
falling

Sunday Snow ShowersDec 4, 2022

23

Sunday Night Snow Showers LikelyDec 4, 2022

30

Monday Snow Showers LikelyDec 5, 2022

17

Monday Night Chance Snow ShowersDec 5, 2022

30

Tuesday Slight Chance Snow ShowersDec 6, 2022

15

Tuesday Night Widespread FrostDec 6, 2022

31

Wednesday Widespread FrostDec 7, 2022

15

Wednesday Night Widespread FrostDec 7, 2022

29

Thursday Mostly Sunny then Chance Snow ShowersDec 8, 2022

18

Thursday Night Chance Snow ShowersDec 8, 2022

27

Friday Chance Snow ShowersDec 9, 2022

15

Friday Night Slight Chance Snow ShowersDec 9, 2022

28

Saturday Slight Chance Snow ShowersDec 10, 2022

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.
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
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 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.
80
West
R-2

Truckee in Nevada County at 6404ft elevation in District 3

DLI (Donner Lake Interchange) at milepost: 180.95
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.
80
East
R-2

Norden in Nevada County at 6361ft elevation in District 3

DLI (Donner Lake Interchange) at milepost: 180.12
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.
80
West
R-2

Soda Springs in Placer County at 6069ft elevation in District 3

Kingvale at milepost: 170.37
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.
80
East
R-2

Soda Springs in Placer County at 6076ft elevation in District 3

Kingvale at milepost: 170.57
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.
80
West
R-2

Soda Springs in Placer County at 5921ft elevation in District 3

Rainbow at milepost: 168.00
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

Kirkwood in Alpine County at 7723ft elevation in District 10

KIRKWOOD (ALP) at milepost: 96.19
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

Markleeville in Alpine County at 7457ft elevation in District 10

RED LAKE CREEK at milepost: 104.77
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

Markleeville in Alpine County at 7096ft elevation in District 10

PICKETT'S JUNCTION at milepost: 109.57
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

Markleeville in Alpine County at 7083ft elevation in District 10

PICKETTS JUNCTION at milepost: 29.03
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

Markleeville in Alpine County at 7729ft elevation in District 10

ALP/ELD CNTY LINE LUTHER PASS at milepost: 31.33
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
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.
88
East
R-2

Kirkwood in Amador County at 7775ft elevation in District 10

KIRKWOOD at milepost: 95.74
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-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
South
R-1

Sierraville in Sierra County at 5026ft elevation in District 3

Sierraville at milepost: 103.11
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.
80
West
MIN

Truckee in Nevada County at 6404ft elevation in District 3

DLI (Donner Lake Interchange) at milepost: 180.95
Truck chain requirements are minimum for all trucks using Donner Summit.
80
East
MIN

Norden in Nevada County at 6361ft elevation in District 3

DLI (Donner Lake Interchange) at milepost: 180.12
Truck chain requirements are minimum for all trucks using Donner Summit.
80
West
MIN

Soda Springs in Placer County at 6069ft elevation in District 3

Kingvale at milepost: 170.37
Truck chain requirements are minimum for all trucks using Donner Summit.
80
East
MIN

Soda Springs in Placer County at 6076ft elevation in District 3

Kingvale at milepost: 170.57
Truck chain requirements are minimum for all trucks using Donner Summit.
80
West
MIN

Soda Springs in Placer County at 5921ft elevation in District 3

Rainbow at milepost: 168.00
Truck chain requirements are minimum for all trucks using Donner Summit.

CalTrans Lane & Road Closures -

80

East

Active

Full closure lasting 6 days on Rest Area for Snow Operations affecting All lane(s) in District: 3

From: Route 80 Soda Springs to Donner Summit Rest Area Soda Springs
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ID: T80GB-0001-2022-12-01-05:15:00
Thu Dec 1 2022, 5:15AM
Tue Dec 6 2022, 11:59PM
80

West

Active

Full closure lasting 6 days on Rest Area for Snow Operations affecting All lane(s) in District: 3

From: Route 80 Norden to Donner Summit Rest Area Norden
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ID: T80GB-0002-2022-12-01-05:15:00
Thu Dec 1 2022, 5:15AM
Tue Dec 6 2022, 11:59PM