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Winter Warriors Needed: Chain Controls Activated Across Sierra and Northern Nevada

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, February 20, 2024 4:57 am

Reno, NV – Attention drivers! As winter storms blanket the Sierra and northern Nevada, chain controls have been implemented on numerous roads to ensure safe travel conditions.

Know Before You Go:

  • Chains Required:
    • I-80: California 89 to Drum Forebay Road
    • California 89: I-80 to Olympic Valley Road, Tahoma to Lake Forest Road
    • U.S. 50: California 89 to Pyramid Creek Road
    • Mt. Rose Highway: Old Mt. Rose Highway (SR 28)
    • California 267: Northstar Drive to California 28
    • State Route 207: U.S. 50 to State Route 206
    • California 88: California 89 to Ellis Road
  • Chains or Snow Tires:
    • Geiger Grade Road: Mile Marker ST-4 to ST-9
    • California 89: Prosser Dam Road to Sierraville, Tahoe City to Olympic Valley Road, Eagle Falls to One Ring Road
    • State Route 28: U.S. 50 to Lake Forest Road
    • U.S. 50: Mile Marker CC-6 to California border
    • California 89: Sierra Drive to Tahoma
  • Road Closed: California 89: Valhalla Road to Eagle Falls

Stay Safe on the Road:

  • Ensure your vehicle is equipped with chains or snow tires as required.
  • Check weather forecasts and road conditions regularly before and during your trip.
  • Drive slowly and adjust your speed according to the weather and road conditions.
  • Allow extra travel time to reach your destination safely.

Additional Resources:

Remember, your safety is the top priority. Be prepared and drive cautiously when navigating winter roads.

Credits: 2News

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