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All lanes of NB I-5 now open after being shut down for hours

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Posted at 8:43 PM, Jun 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-30 06:28:55-04

KERN COUNTY — UPDATE (3:30 a.m.): The California Highway Patrol says all lanes of Northbound I-5 are now open.


UPDATE (11:35 p.m.): The California Highway Patrol says all Northbound lanes of I-5 are still closed. There is currently no estimated time for lanes to reopen.

According to SigAlert, delays could last up to one hour.


Cal Trans District 6 is reporting that a big rig fire, resulted in a brush fire, has temporarily closed Northbound Interstate 5 at State Route 43 near Calders Corner.

Traffic is currently being detoured onto 43 to 58 to continue north on Interstate 5.

We will report any new updates as they are announced.