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Major I-80 Stretch In Sierra To Be Shut Down Saturday Morning For PG&E Repairs

TRUCKEE (CBS13) — A major stretch of Interstate 80 in the Sierra will see an hours-long closure early Saturday morning for emergency Pacific Gas and Electric repair work.

According to Caltrans, PG&E will repair a transmission line in Cisco Grove and a distribution line in Kingvale. The lines were reportedly damaged during the early week storm that brought heavy rain and snow to the region.

A portion of Highway 20 near the I-80 connector will be impacted, too.

The closures are as follows:

Westbound 80 at the Nevada state line, trucks only, starting at 4:15 a.m.
WB at Donner Lake Interchange, 4:45 a.m.
WB at Kingvale, 5 a.m.
Eastbound at Nyack, 4:45 a.m.
EB at Cisco Grove, 5 a.m.
EB 20 in Nevada City, 4 a.m.

i-80 closure
(credit: Caltrans)

All lanes are expected to be fully reopened by 7 a.m.

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