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Highway 50 Through Sierra Reopens After Avalanche Controls

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Highway 50 has reopened after Caltrans completed avalanche control in several areas between Echo Summit and Twin Bridges on Monday evening.

There is still heavy stop-and-go traffic from just past Placerville all the way into Tahoe, according to traffic management.

Caltrans says chain controls remain in effect over Echo Summit.

Stay with FOX40 and for updates on weather conditions.