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Caltrans: SB lanes on I-5 through Grapevine reopened, CHP escorting traffic on NB lanes

Posted at 5:10 AM, Nov 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-29 00:44:41-05

KERN COUNTY, Calif. — UPDATE on 11/28/2019 at 9:40 p.m.

Caltrans said all southbound lanes on I-5 through the Grapevine have reopened. CHP is starting to escort traffic on northbound lanes on I-5.

UPDATE on 11/28/2019 at 8:40 p.m.

Caltrans said all northbound lanes on I-5 at Lake Hughes Road and southbound lanes on I-5 at the Grapevine are currently closed. Officials said it is fully closed for an unknown duration.

UPDATE on 11/28/2019 at 1:41 p.m.

The California Highway Patrol tweeted that crews are escorting southbound traffic through the Grapevine.

Caltrans added that Southbound I-5 is now open and CHP is escorting traffic over the pass.

Both directions of the I-5 over the Grapevine are shut down this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol - Fort Tejon.

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