Highway 50 Lake Tahoe Basin

THE WESTBOUND CONNECTOR TO NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND I 5 /IN SACRAMENTO/ (SACRAMENTO CO) IS CLOSED FROM 2200 HRS EACH NIGHT TO 0500 HRS EACH MORNING TUESDAY THRU FRIDAY THRU 2/23/18 - DUE TO CONSTRUCTION - A DETOUR IS AVAILABLE

This highway information is the latest reported as of Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 08:32 . Conditions are from the California department of transportation (CalTrans), and will say chains are required when they are. Chains are periodically required when there is heavy snow. If you have four wheel drive (4WD) or all wheel drive (AWD) and snow tires, you do not ever need chains on this highway. Chain control is only for 2WD cars.