UPDATE (12:20 p.m.) - A little after noon on Wednesday, Caltrans announced that I-5 has partially reopened to travelers.
The northbound lanes of the interstate have reopened at Parker Rd., and CHP escorts are leading traffic over the summit.
Caltrans urges drivers to slow down and expect delays.
Good news for Grapevine travelers. https://t.co/mPmxgI2Bj4— Caltrans District 5 (@CaltransD5) February 23, 2022
ORIGINAL STORY: The Grapevine area of I-5 is closed due to snow, Caltrans officials announced Wednesday morning.
A section of the interstate which runs from Kern County to Los Angeles County is closed after snow fell overnight.
Hwy 58 in Kern County is also closed for snow from Towerline Rd. to California City Blvd.
#Interstate5 and #StateRoute58 are now closed in the Grapevine area due to snow. There is no estimate for re-opening.— Caltrans District 5 (@CaltransD5) February 23, 2022
State Route 166 remains open as a detour. The closure means additional travelers on US 101 through the Central Coast. @PIOJimShivers https://t.co/N55e8uOwlk pic.twitter.com/ShhInwrRqE
Hwy 166 is open as a detour.
Caltrans says Hwy 101 may see higher-than-average traffic during the closure.