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I-15 at Nevada-California state line reopens; fog clears

Updated February 22, 2019 - 8:40 am

Interstate 15 southbound at Primm and northbound at Mountain Pass has reopened despite heavy fog and icy roads, according to the California Highway Patrol.

About 2 a.m., both southbound and northbound lanes reopened, according to a highway patrol tweet.

Traffic cameras in the area showed the fog had cleared by 8:30 a.m.

California Highway Patrol units are escorting traffic through Mountain Pass and drivers are encouraged to drive slow and watch out for ice, the tweet said.

Contact Jessica Terrones at jterrones@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0256. Follow @JessATerrones on Twitter.

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