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I-5 at Grapevine closed due to snow

Posted at 12:33 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 21:45:57-05

UPDATE (6:40 p.m.) – Caltrans reported that northbound lanes are now open and southbound lanes are expected to reopen shortly.


 

UPDATE (1:30 p.m.) – Caltrans says Highway 33 is also closed because of snow from the Wheeler Gorge Campground to Highway 166.


 

(12:33 p.m.) – Interstate 5 is closed in both directions over the Grapevine due to snowy conditions, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The closure went into effect at around noon on Monday.

According to Caltrans, snow is falling between Gorman and Lebec.

I-5 at the Grapevine was closed Monday because of snow. (Photo courtesy Caltrans District 7)

 

There’s no word on when the road will reopen.

Highway 58 is usually an alternative route to get around a Grapevine closure; however, the CHP is warning of extremely high winds in that area and several overturned big rigs.