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Hwy 20 Should Reopen Tonight

Highway 20, from Nevada City to the I-80 junction, will open earlier than the previous estimate. Cal Trans Spokeswoman Liza Whitmore says it should reopen by 8pm, as repairs and cleanup continue from a Wednesday morning accident, where both vehicles went up in flames…

click to listen to Liza Whitmore

And Whitmore says when that stretch of Highway 20 does reopen, there’ll be one-way traffic control…

click to listen to Liza Whitmore

Whitmore says one-way controls will likely stay in effect into Saturday and for a few days next week. The crash killed both drivers. One was driving a tow truck from Kilroy’s Towing in Grass Valley, the other was driving a fuel tanker from California Tank Line in Stockton. Their identities have not been released yet.

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