The southbound lanes of Highway 395 through the Pine Nut Mountains reopened at 6:50 p.m.
While the Nevada Department of Transportation is advising northbound traffic to seek another route, it's estimated those lanes will be open by 7:30 p.m. The highway was closed for more than four hours on Friday after heavy rains washed rocks and locks onto the highway.
Nevada Department of Transportation crews are working to clear the highway that was blocked by debris from a heavy rainstorm that dropped an estimated inch an hour in the mountains above Pine View Estates.
Traffic is reported backed up to …