Nebraska snowstorm closes major roads; travel discouraged

UPDATE, 4 p.m. — Interstate 80 is now closed from Grand Island to the Wyoming border.

UPDATE, 7:00 a.m. — Both I-80 and Highway 30 are now closed from Kearney to the Wyoming border.

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — The Nebraska Department of Transportation has announced multiple closures due to the latest round of winter weather.

A big stretch of I-80 and Highway 30 shut down in both directions out west early Wednesday morning.

The closure goes from Big Springs to the Wyoming border.

Nebraska State Patrol and other agencies are encouraging people to avoid traveling if possible.

If you find yourself stranded you’re encouraged to reach out to troopers for assistance by dialing *55.

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