NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Interstate 80 is closed for westbound travel at Ogallala - Mile Marker 126. Interstate 76 is Closed to Colorado for westbound travel. I-76 is Closed in Colorado (CDOT). US 30 is Closed for westbound travel near Big Springs @ US 30 & US 138 Junction. US 30 is Closed at Ogallala (Jct. of US 26 & US 30) for westbound traffic for “thru” traffic. “ Local Traffic Only”.
Closures are anticipated to remain overnight and into Thursday. Expect Delays.
ORIGINAL STORY: April 10, 2019 4:21 PM
With the predicted blizzard bringing ice, heavy snow and high wind into
the western states this afternoon, the Nebraska Department of Transportation is closing I-80 west of I-76 to the Wyoming line at 6:00 p.m. CDT. Timing of closures are shifting as a result of potential road closings in other states as well as shifting conditions with the storm. NDOT will continue to monitor the situation and respond as necessary.
Travelers are advised to be alert, be aware and check the most up to date travel conditions and closures available through 511, Nebraska’s Advanced Traveler Information System. The system is available at all
times via phone, online at www.511.nebraska.gov, Nebraska 511’s smartphone app or by dialing 511.