Westbound traffic appeared to be backed up all the way to Cave Rock on Highway 50 after a semi jack-knifed.
The California Department of Transportation reported that the Highway was closed at 9:20 a.m. Tuesday, not 12 hours after it reopened on Monday night.
Traffic was inching west at around 10:45 a.m. according to the traffic camera at the Meyers roundabout.
With Interstate 80 closed over the Sierra, truck traffic turned to 50, which was reported reopened at 10 p.m. Monday.
Highway 395 south of Gardnerville continues to be closed between Bridgeport and Mammoth as crews work to clear it. Earlier this morning, Alpine and Mono counties were under an avalanche watch.
Highway 88 is expected to reopen at noon Tuesday.
The freeway has been closed since Sunday after a powerful storm dumped record amounts of snow in the Sierra, according to the University of California Berkeley Central Sierra Snow Lab, which announced 193.7 inches of snow, so far during the month.
That beat the previous record of 179 inches set in 1970.
Visit https://roads.dot.ca.gov or nvroads.com for more information.
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