UPDATE (3:10 p.m.) – Both directions of Interstate 5 over the Grapevine are now open.
UPDATE (2:40 p.m.) – As of 2 p.m., the California Highway Patrol was escorting traffic over the Grapevine at 25 miles per hour.
We are now escorting northbound and southbound traffic over the Grapevine at 25 mph. pic.twitter.com/Nm4uM7fye9
— CHP Fort Tejon (@CHPFortTejon) February 21, 2019
(1:30 p.m.) – The Grapevine has been closed because of heavy snow.
Caltrans says the section of Interstate 5 from Parker Rd. in Castaic to Grapevine Rd. in Kern County will be closed until further notice.
Crews are reportedly plowing and sanding the roadway in preparation for its reopening.
Caltrans warns that Highway 101 through the Central Coast may experience heavier-than-usual traffic because of this closure.
GRAPEVINE: I-5 is CLOSED at Parker Road in Castaic to Grapevine Rd in Kern Co. due to heavy snow conditions. Duration unknown. @CaltranDist7 is plowing and sanding roadway from Frazier Park to Grapevine Rd. Avoid the area and seek alternate routes. #BeWorkZoneAlert Drive safe. pic.twitter.com/fgbeW34XrC
— Caltrans District 7 (@CaltransDist7) February 21, 2019