Sinkhole Near I-80 on Donner Gate Road in Truckee Causes Lane Closures

UPDATE - 6:06PM - According to CalTrans, I-80E is down to one lane, but I-80W is back open.

UPDATE - 12:34PM - The interstate is expected to be fully reopened by 6pm, according to CHP.

UPDATE - 10:34AM - California Highway Patrol says I-80 has one lane open in each direction, making for slow going traffic. There is no estimate when all lanes will be back open.

Truckee, Cal. ( & KRNV) - This just into the newsroom, a sinkhole near Interstate 80 on Donner Pass Road causes some lane closures in Truckee.

According to the California Highway Patrol the sinkhole was discovered around 12:45 this morning in a construction zone and is about three feet wide and eight feet deep.

Troopers say both East and West bound left lanes on I-80 near Donner Pass Road in Truckee are closed.

At this time it is unknown when those lanes will be open but troopers a stream runs underneath the road which might have caused the sinkhole.

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