California Department of Transportation
 

Current US Highway50 Conditions

Before driving, check with the Caltrans Highway Information Network (CHIN) 800.427.7623


US 50 
    [IN THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY & THE LAKE TAHOE BASIN]
    CHAINS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES EXCEPT 4-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES WITH SNOW
TIRES ON ALL 4 WHEELS FROM 4 MI EAST OF PLACERVILLE TO RIVERTON (EL DORADO CO)

PLEASE RESEARCH CHAIN CONTROL LOCATIONS AS CALTRANS IS CURRENTLY WORKING TO 
UPDATE CHAIN CONTROL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CONSISTENCY WITH INTERNET MAPPING, 
LIKE GOOGLE MAPS & MAPQUEST.