Transportation

Eastbound I-80 reopens near Boreal resort

Traffic is heavy on Interstate 80 Friday afternoon near Donner Lake.
Traffic is heavy on Interstate 80 Friday afternoon near Donner Lake.

The California Highway Patrol reports that eastbound Interstate 80 east of Boreal Mountain Resort has reopened, but warns travelers of heavy traffic.

Eastbound I-80 was closed about 2:30 p.m. due to multiple collisions.

It was snowing heavily on Donner Summit, according to the state Department of Transportation, and chain controls were in effect on several highways in the Sierra.

Cathy Locke: 916-321-5287, @lockecathy

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